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Molluscs of Tasmania

Buccinidae – Buccininae: Pollia bednalli (G. B. Sowerby, 1895) (‘little whelk’)

Synonym(s): bednalli Sowerby, 1895.
Typical shell-length 12 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Subfamily: Buccininae
Genus: Pollia

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