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Zeadmete kulanda Garrard, 1975

Description: Protoconch consisting of two convex whorls. Teleoconch of 3 rounded whorls. Spiral sculpture of strong ribs, with interstices about same width; weakly nodulose on early whorls. Axial sculpture of irregular growth lines. Aperture wide; outer lip thin, crenulate, smooth within. Columella with one weak plait near middle. Umbilicus closed, or a narrow fissure. Colour white or fawn.

Size: Up to 11 mm in length

Distribution: Endemic to Australia: Sydney, NSW, to Cape Martin, South Australia.

Habitat: Known from 274-667 metres. Rare.

Figs. 1,2   25 miles east of Cape Everard, Victoria, in 315 m (C.166128)


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