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Splendrillia acostata
Scientific classification
  • Austrodrillia woodsi acostata J.C. Verco, 1909
  • Drillia woodsi acostata Verco J.C., 1909 (original combination)
  • Melatoma woodsi acostata (Verco, 1909)

Splendrillia acostata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.



This marine species is endemic to Australia and occurs off South Australia and Western Australia

  • Verco, J.C. 1909. Notes on South Australian marine Mollusca with descriptions of new species. Part XII. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 33: 293-342
  • Wells, F.E. 1990. Revision of the recent Australian Turridae referred to the genera Splendrillia and Austrodrillia. Journal of the Malacological Society of Australasia 11: 73-117
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