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Molluscs of Tasmania

Siphonariidae: Pugillaria stowae (Verco, 1906) (‘Stow’s siphon-shell’)

Synonym(s): stowae Verco, 1906 comiat Iredale, 1924.
Typical shell-length 6.0 mm. Lives intertidally on rocks. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is probably a widespread species, but overlooked because of its small size.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Pulmonata – Basommatophora
Superfamily: Siphonarioidea
Family: Siphonariidae
Genus: Pugillaria

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