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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cancellariidae – Cancellariinae: Pepta simplex (Laseron, 1955) (‘simple nutmeg-shell’)

Synonym(s): simplex Laseron, 1955.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Cancellarioidea
Family: Cancellariidae
Subfamily: Cancellariinae
Genus: Pepta

Localities for Pepta simplex
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