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Cadulus vincentianus Cotton & Godfrey, 1940

Description: Shape slightly curved, swollen at middle. Weight light. Aperture diameter 0.7 mm. Apex diameter 0.5 mm. Sculpture absent. Transverse sculpture absent. Aperture large, circular. Colour transparent when fresh, becoming opaque white with age.

Size: Up to 6 mm in length.

Distribution: Global distribution unknown. In Australia, from northern Qld, southwards and around southern Australia, to Exmouth Gulf, central WA, including Tas.

Habitat: Intertidal and dredged in sand from 3.5 to 2780 m (Lamprell & Healy, 1998). Occasionally found in beach wash-up. Common.

Fig. 1: Port Jackson, Sydney, NSW (C.305438).


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