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Liotella annulata
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Drawing with two views of a shell of Liotella annulata
Scientific classification
Synonyms

Liotia annulata Tenison-Woods, J.E. 1879

Liotella annulata is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Skeneidae.

Description

The diameter of the shell is 1.5 mm. The opaque white shell has a planorbiform shape. It is flattened above, rounded below, with somewhat distant longitudinal lamellae, above and below. Otherwise it is smooth. The umbilicus is wide. One of the ring-like lamellae forms the peristome.

Distribution

This marine species is endemic to Australia and occurs off South Australia and Tasmania.

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  • Tate, R. 1899. A revision of the Australian Cyclostrematidae and Liotiidae. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 23(2): 213-229
  • Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. Catalogue of the marine shells of Victoria. Part V. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 14(2): 85-138
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