All species of the family which occur in NSW are illustrated here, with the exception of the following tropical Indo-West Pacific species which occur rarely in northern NSW.

  • Vexillum cadaverosum (Reeve, 1844). Indo-West Pacific to Wooli, NSW.

  • Vexillum obeliscus (Reeve, 1844). Indo-West Pacific. Know from NSW by one specimen only, dredged from Sydney Harbour, probably sub-fossil. This was named Mitropifex quasillus (Iredale, 1929).

  • Vexillum patriachalis (Gmelin, 1791). Indo-West Pacific to Woolgoolga, NSW.

  • Vexillum unifasciale (Lamarck, 1811). Indo-West Pacific to Solitary Islands, NSW


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