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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoinidae: Rissoina (Rissoina) jaffa Cotton, 1952 (‘Cape Jaffa rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): jaffa Cotton, 1952.
Typical shell-length 5.6 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southern Australia (TAS, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Rissoinidae
Genus: Rissoina

Localities for Rissoina jaffa
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