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Molluscs of Tasmania

Marginellidae – Marginellinae: Ovaginella pisum (Reeve, 1865) (‘pea margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): pisum Reeve, 1865.
Typical shell-length 5 mm. Lives subtidally in sand in moderately sheltered environments. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Marginellidae
Subfamily: Marginellinae
Genus: Ovaginella

Localities for Ovaginella pisum
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