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Molluscs of Tasmania

Anabathridae: Pisinna approxima (Petterd, 1884) (‘approximate false rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): approxima Petterd, 1884 cyclostoma rosea Tenison-Woods, 1877 approximata Tryon, 1887 woodsi Pritchard & Gatliff, 1902 gemma Laseron, 1950.

Typical shell-length 1.6 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Truncatelloidea
Family: Anabathridae
Genus: Pisinna

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