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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pyramidellidae – Odostomiinae: Pseudorissoina exserta Laseron, 1951 (‘tapered pyramid-shell’)

Synonym(s): exserta Laseron, 1951.
Typical shell-length 4.2 mm. Lives in offshore waters as an ectoparasite of other invertebrates. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Subfamily: Odostomiinae
Genus: Pseudorissoina

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