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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoinidae: Rissoina (Rissoina) royana (Iredale, 1924) (‘Roys’ rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): royana Iredale, 1924.
Typical shell-length 16 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record from the Kent Group.


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

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available