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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cingulopsidae: Skenella castanea (Laseron, 1950) (‘chestnut false eaton-shell’)

Synonym(s): castanea Laseron, 1950.

Typical shell-length 1.2 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Cingulopsoidea
Family: Cingulopsidae
Genus: Skenella

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available