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Molluscs of Tasmania

Naticidae – Sininae: Tasmatica schoutanica (May, 1913) (‘Schouten Island necklace-shell’)

Synonym(s): schoutanica May, 1912 diatheca Iredale, 1936.
Typical shell-length 8.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southern and eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Naticoidea
Family: Naticidae
Subfamily: Sininae
Genus: Tasmatica

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