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Bellastraea squamifera

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Trochoidea
Scientific name  Bellastraea kesteveni
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Turbinidae
Rank  Species
Bellastraea squamifera
Similar  Lithopoma brevispina, Astralium stellare, Lithopoma caelatum, Astralium latispina, Lithopoma americanum

Bellastraea squamifera, the scaly star shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turbinidae, the turban snails.

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Description

The size of the shell varies between 15 mm and 30 mm.

Distribution

This marine species is endemic to Australia and occurs off New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.

References

Bellastraea squamifera Wikipedia


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