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Molluscs of Tasmania

Sepiadariidae – Sepiolinae: Sepiadarium austrinum Berry, 1921 (‘southern bottletail-squid’)

Synonym(s): austrinum Berry, 1921.

Typical mantle-length 15 mm. Lives subtidally in sand, emerging to feed at night. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Sepiida
Superfamily: Sepiida – unplaced
Family: Sepiadariidae
Genus: Sepiadarium

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available