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Molluscs of Tasmania

Amphibolidae: Salinator tecta Golding, Ponder & Byrne, 2007 (‘cryptic air-breather’)

Synonym(s): tecta Golding, Ponder & Byrne, 2007.
Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives intertidally on sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southern and eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Pulmonata – Basommatophora
Superfamily: Amphiboloidea
Family: Amphibolidae
Genus: Salinator

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