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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cancellariidae – Cancellariinae: Sydaphera anxifer (Iredale, 1925) (‘troubled nutmeg-shell’)

Synonym(s): anxifer Iredale, 1925.

Typical shell-length 28 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Lower Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Cancellarioidea
Family: Cancellariidae
Subfamily: Cancellariinae
Genus: Sydaphera

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