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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rhizoridae: Volvulella tragula (Hedley, 1903) (‘dart canoe-shell’)

Synonym(s): tragula Hedley, 1903.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Cephalaspidea
Superfamily: Bulloidea
Family: Rhizoridae
Genus: Volvulella

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