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Molluscs of Tasmania

Terebridae – Terebrinae: Terebra lauretanae Tenison-Woods, 1878 (‘Lauretan’s auger’)

Synonym(s): lauretanae Tenison-Woods, 1878. Iredale, 1932.
Typical shell-length 50 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Terebridae
Subfamily: Terebrinae
Genus: Terebra

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available