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Molluscs of Tasmania

Naticidae – Sininae: Tasmatica sticta (Verco, 1909) (‘dappled necklace-shell’)

Synonym(s): sticta Verco, 1909.
Typical shell-length 8.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southern Australia (TAS and SA). In Tasmanian waters this species has been recorded from off the west and south coasts.


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

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available