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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoinidae: Rissoina lintea Hedley & May, 1908 (‘linen rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): lintea Hedley & May, 1908.
Typical shell-length 7 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


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

Localities for Rissoina lintea
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