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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Parviterebra brazieri (Angas, 1875) (‘Brazier’s dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): brazieri Angas, 1875 harrissoni Tenison-Woods, 1877 australis Tenison-Woods, 1878 angasi Tryon, 1884.
Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed and seagrass. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a rare species, known only from a few localities in the N.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Columbellidae
Subfamily: Atiliinae
Genus: Parviterebra

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