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Molluscs of Tasmania

Philinidae: Philine columnaria Hedley & May, 1908 (‘Cape Pillar bubble-shell’)

Synonym(s): columnaria Hedley & May, 1908.

Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Cephalaspidea
Superfamily: Philinoidea
Family: Philinidae
Genus: Philine

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