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Molluscs of Tasmania

Tornidae – Teinostomatinae: Teinostoma lucidum A. Adams, 1863 (‘lucid glass-shell’)

Synonym(s): lucidum A. Adams, 1863.
Typical shell-length 4.5 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southern and eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a handful of records from the north coast, although there is an unconfirmed record from Pirates Bay in the southeast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Truncatelloidea
Family: Tornidae
Subfamily: Teinostomatinae
Genus: Teinostoma

Localities for Teinostoma lucidum
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