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Molluscs of Tasmania

Calliostomatidae – Calliostomatinae: Selastele retiarium (Hedley & May, 1908) (‘gladiator top-shell’)

Synonym(s): retiarium Hedley & May, 1908.

Typical shell-length 7.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters on sponges. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Calliostomatidae
Subfamily: Calliostomatinae
Genus: Selastele

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