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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Zella beddomei (Petterd, 1884) (‘Beddome’s dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): beddomei Petterd, 1884 attenuata Angas, 1871.

Typical shell-length 7.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southern and eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda -Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Columbellidae
Subfamily: Atiliinae
Genus: Zella

Zella beddomei
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