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Molluscs of Tasmania

Marginellidae – Marginellinae: Serrata mustelina (Angas, 1871) (‘weasel margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): mustelina Angas, 1871 pellucida Tenison-Woods, 1877 stanislas Tenison-Woods, 1877.

Typical shell-length 5.8 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA); also New Zealand.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Marginellidae
Subfamily: Marginellinae
Genus: Serrata

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