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Molluscs of Tasmania

Architectonicidae – Architectonicinae: Solatisonax atkinsoni (E. A. Smith, 1891) (‘Atkinson’s sundial-shell’)

Synonym(s): atkinsoni E. A. Smith, 1891.

Typical shell-length 7.5 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record offshore from the east coast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Architectonicoidea
Family: Architectonicidae
Subfamily: Architectonicinae
Genus: Solatisonax

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available