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Molluscs of Tasmania

Litiopidae: Styliferina translucida (Hedley, 1905) (‘translucent alaba’)

Synonym(s): translucida Hedley, 1905 goniochila A. Adams, 1860.

Typical shell-length 3.5 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst seaweed and seagrass. Native. Occurs in southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA); also (apparently) the Red Sea.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Cerithiimorpha – Cerithiimorpha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Litiopidae
Genus: Styliferina

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