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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoidae: Powellisetia TAS sp 01 (‘TAS sp 01 rice-shell’)


TAS sp 01
Typical shell-length 1.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states). In Tasmanian waters, this apparently undescribed species has been found in deep waters off the East coast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Rissoidae
Genus: Prolixodens

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available