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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cancellariidae – Cancellariinae: Pepta stricta (Hedley, 1907) (‘narrow nutmeg-shell’)

Synonym(s): stricta Hedley, 1907.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

Localities for Pepta simplex
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