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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cerithiopsidae – Seilinae: Seila magna Laseron, 1951 (‘great false-creeper’)

Synonym(s): magna Laseron, 1951.
Typical shell-length 24 mm. Lives offshore amongst sponges. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Triphoroidea
Family: Cerithiopsidae
Subfamily: Seilinae
Genus: Seila

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