Family (-subfamily) list - taxonomic

According to available records, species in the following families (-subfamilies) occur in Tasmanian waters:

Chaetodermatidae (aplacophorans)

Notomeniidae (aplacophorans)

Provutinidae (aplacophorans)

Neomeniamorpha unplaced (aplacophorans)

Lepidomeniidae (aplacophorans)

Acanthochitonidae - Acanthochitoninae (chitons)

Cryptoplacidae (fleshy-chitons)

Choriplacidae (chitons)

Chitonidae - Chitoninae (chitons)

Ischnochitonidae - Callistoplacinae (chitons)

Ischnochitonidae - Callochitoninae (chitons)

Ischnochitonidae - Ischnochitoninae (chitons)

Ischnochitonidae - Lepidochitoninae (chitons)

Mopaliidae (chitons)

Schizochitonidae (chitons)

Lepidopleuridae (chitons)

Malletiidae (neilos)

Nuculanidae - Ledellinae (nut-shells)

Nuculanidae - Nuculaninae (nut-shells)

Sareptidae (sareptas)

Nuculidae (nutlet-shells)

Nucinellidae (nucinellids)

Solemyidae (date-shells)

Arcidae - Anadarinae (ark-shells)

Arcidae - Arcinae (ark-shells)

Arcidae - Bathyarcinae (ark-shells)

Glycymerididae (dog-cockles)

Limopsidae (limopsids)

Philobryidae (micromussels)

Limidae (file-shells)

Mytilidae (mussels)

Anomiidae - Anomiinae (jingle-shells)

Anomiidae - Placunanomiinae (saddle-oysters)

Ostreidae - Crassostreinae (oysters)

Ostreidae - Ostreinae (oysters)

Cyclochlamydidae (scallops)

Pectinidae - Camptonectinae (scallops)

Pectinidae - Chlamydinae (scallops)

Pectinidae - Paliolinae (scallops)

Pectinidae - Pectininae (scallops)

Propeamussiidae (scallops)

Spondylidae (thorny-oysters)

Pinnidae (pen-shells)

Pteriidae (pearl-oysters)

Pulvinitidae (couch-shells)

Vulsellidae (sponge-clams & butterfly-shells)

Trigoniidae (brooch-shells)

Gastrochaenidae (gastrochaenas)

Hiatellidae (gapers)

Corbulidae - Corbulinae (basket-shells)

Pholadidae - Pholadinae (angel-wings)

Teredinidae - Bankiinae (shipworms)

Teredinidae - Teredininae (shipworms)

Clavagellidae (watering-pots)

Cuspidariidae (spoon-shells)

Cleidothaeridae (rock-clams)

Myochamidae (myadoras)

Parilimyidae (parilimyas)

Poromyidae - Poromyinae (spoon-shells)

Laternulidae (lantern-shells)

Periplomatidae (rounded lantern-shells)

Thraciidae (thracias)

Verticordiidae (verticordias)

Cardiidae - Laevicardiinae (cockles)

Cardiidae - Protocardiinae (cockles)

Cardiidae - Trachycardiinae (cockles)

Carditidae - Carditamerinae (false-cockles)

Carditidae - Carditinae (false-cockles)

Carditidae - Venericardiinae (false-cockles)

Condylocardiidae - Carditellinae (condyl-clams)

Condylocardiidae - Condylocardiinae (condyl-clams)

Condylocardiidae - Cuninae (condyl-clams)

Chamidae (jewel-boxes)

Crassatellidae (thickshell-clams)

Cyamiidae (arc-mussels)

Neoleptonidae (neoleptons)

Galeommatidae - Basterotiinae (leptons)

Galeommatidae - Galeommatinae (leptons)

Galeommatidae - Kelliinae (leptons)

Galeommatidae - Lasaeinae (leptons)

Galeommatidae - Leptoninae (leptons)

Galeommatidae - Montacutinae (leptons)

Galeommatidae - Saxicavellinae (leptons)

Lucinidae - Codakiinae (lucines)

Lucinidae - Leucosphaerinae (lucines)

Lucinidae - Lucininae (lucines)

Lucinidae - Myrteinae (lucines)

Lucinidae - unplaced (lucines)

Ungulinidae (globe-shells)

Thyasiridae (thyasiras)

Mactridae - Lutrariinae (otter-shells)

Mactridae - Mactrinae (trough-shells)

Mactridae - Pteropsellinae (trough-shells)

Mesodesmatidae - Davilinae (triangles)

Mesodesmatidae - Mesodesmatinae (wedge-shells)

Solenidae (razor-shells)

Donacidae (pipis)

Psammobiidae (sunset-shells)

Semelidae (semeles)

Tellinidae - Arcopagiinae (tellins)

Tellinidae - Moerellinae (tellins)

Tellinidae - Tellininae (tellins)

Veneridae - Callocardiinae (venuses)

Veneridae - Dosiniinae (venuses)

Veneridae - Gouldiinae (venuses)

Veneridae - Petricolinae (crypt-dwellers)

Veneridae - Sunettinae (venuses)

Veneridae - Tapetinae (venuses)

Veneridae - Venerinae (venuses)

Eoacmaeidae (limpets)

Lepetidae - Propilidiinae (limpets)

Lottiidae - Lottiinae (limpets)

Lottiidae - Patelloidinae (limpets)

Nacellidae (limpets)

Patellidae (limpets)

Fissurellidae - Emarginulinae (notch-limpets)

Fissurellidae - Fissurellinae (keyhole-limpets)

Haliotidae (abalones)

Colloniidae (argalistas)

Cocculinellidae (cap-limpets)

Phasianellidae - Gabrieloninae (pheasant-shells)

Phasianellidae - Phasianellinae (pheasant-shells)

Phasianellidae - Tricoliinae (pheasant-shells)

Anatomidae (slit-shells)

Scissurellidae - Scissurellinae (slit-shells)

Calliotropidae (deepwater top-shells)

Chilodontidae (pearly top-shells)

Seguenziidae (top-shells)

Seguenzioidea unplaced (top-shells)

Calliostomatidae - Fautricinae (conical top-shells)

Calliostomatidae - Calliostomatinae (conical top-shells)

Calliostomatidae - Thysanodontinae (conical top-shells)

Liotiidae (liotias)

Margaritidae (margaritids)

Solariellidae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Alcyninae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Cantharidinae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Chrysostomatinae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Fossarininae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Halistylinae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Monodontinae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Stomatellinae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Trochinae (top-shells)

Trochidae - Umboniinae (top-shells)

Skeneidae (false-top-shells)

Turbinidae (turbans)

Ataphridae (ataphrids)

Crosseolidae (crosseolas)

Neritidae - Neritinae (nerites)

Phenacolepadidae (false-limpets)

Plesiotrochidae (monk-shells)

Batillariidae (mud-creepers)

Cerithiidae - Bittiinae (creepers)

Cerithiidae - Cerithiinae (creepers)

Dialidae (dialas)

Litiopidae (alabas)

Planaxidae - Fossarinae (larinopses)

Planaxidae - Planaxinae (clusterwinks)

Siliquariidae - Siliquariinae (spiralling worm-shells)

Siliquariidae - Stephopomatinae (spiralling worm-shells)

Turritellidae - Turritellinae (screw-shells)

Calyptraeidae (shelf-limpets)

Capulidae (cap-shells)

Cingulopsidae (false eaton-shells)

Eatoniellidae (eaton-shells)

Rastodentidae (rastodentids)

Cypraeidae - Cypraeovulinae (cowries)

Cypraeidae - Gisortiinae (cowries)

Ovulidae - Ovulinae (spindle-cowries)

Ovulidae - Pediculariinae (bean-cowries)

Epitoniidae (wentletraps)

Janthinidae (violet-snails)

Aclididae (aclidids)

Eulimidae (urchin-snails)

Littorinidae - Lacuninae (conniwinks)

Littorinidae - Laevilitorininae (winkles)

Littorinidae - Littorininae (winkles)

Pelycidiidae (pelycidions)

Naticidae - Naticinae (sand-snails)

Naticidae - Polinicinae (sand-snails)

Naticidae - Sininae (sinums)

Atlantidae (atlantids)

Pterotracheidae (sea-elephants)

Lironobidae (rice-shells)

Rissoidae (rice-shells)

Rissoinidae (rice-shells)

Cassidae (helmets)

Ficidae (fig-shells)

Ranellidae - Cymatiinae (rock-whelks)

Ranellidae - Ranellinae (rock-whelks)

Tonnidae - Oocorythinae (false-tuns)

Tonnidae - Tonninae (tun-shells)

Cerithiopsidae - Cerithiopsinae (false-creepers)

Cerithiopsidae - Seilinae (false-creepers)

Cerithiopsidae - unplaced (false-creepers)

Newtoniellidae - Ataxocerithiinae (false-creepers)

Newtoniellidae - Eumetulinae (false-creepers)

Triphoridae - Metaxiinae (dextral-creepers)

Triphoridae - Triphorinae (sinistral-creepers)

Anabathridae (false rice-shells)

Assimineidae - Assimineinae (assimineas)

Caecidae - Caecinae (caecids)

Caecidae - Ctiloceratinae (caecids)

Elachisinidae (elachisinids)

Epigridae (epigruses)

Hydrococcidae (hydrococcuses)

Iravadiidae (iravadiids)

Pomatiopsidae - Pomatiopsinae (coxiellas)

Tateidae (tateids)

Tornidae - Circulinae (glass-shells)

Tornidae - Teinostomatinae (glass-shells)

Tornidae - Vitrinellinae (glass-shells)

Truncatellidae - Truncatellinae (truncatellas)

Hipponicidae (bonnet-limpets)

Vanikoridae (vanikoros)

Eratoidae (teardrops)

Triviidae (ribbed-cowries)

Velutinidae - Lamellariinae (ear-cowries)

Vermetidae - Vermetinae (haphazard worm-shells)

Xenophoridae (carrier-shells)

Buccinidae - Buccininae (whelks)

Buccinidae - Siphonaliinae (whelks)

Colubrariidae (bloodsucker-whelks)

Columbellidae - Atiliinae (dove-shells)

Fasciolariidae - Fasciolariinae (tulip-shells)

Fasciolariidae - Fusininae (spindle-shells)

Fasciolariidae - Peristerniinae (tulip-shells)

Nassariidae - Nassariinae (dog-whelks)

Cancellariidae - Cancellariinae (nutmeg-shells)

Borsoniidae (turrids)

Clathurellidae (turrids)

Conidae (cones)

Conorbidae (turrids)

Drilliidae (turrids)

Horaiclavidae (turrids)

Mangeliidae (turrids)

Mitromorphidae (turrids)

Pseudomelatomidae (turrids)

Raphitomidae (turrids)

Terebridae - Terebrinae (augers)

Turridae - Turrinae (turrids)

Costellariidae (ribbed-mitres)

Cystiscidae - Cystiscinae (margin-shells)

Cystiscidae - Granulininae (margin-shells)

Cystiscidae - Persiculinae (margin-shells)

Harpidae - Harpinae (harp-shells)

Marginellidae - Marginellinae (margin-shells)

Mitridae - Mitrinae (mitres)

Muricidae - Coralliophilinae (coral-snails)

Muricidae - Ergalataxinae (drills)

Muricidae - Haustrinae (rock-shells)

Muricidae - Muricinae (murex-shells)

Muricidae - Muricopsinae (murex-shells)

Muricidae - Rapaninae (rock-shells)

Muricidae - Trophoninae (trophons)

Muricidae - Typhinae (murex-shells)

Volutidae - Amoriinae (volutes)

Volutidae - Cymbiinae (volutes)

Volutidae - Volutinae (volutes)

Volutomitridae (volute-mitres)

Olivellidae (little-olives)

Olividae - Ancillariinae (olives)

Pseudolividae - Pseudolivinae (false-olives)

Architectonicidae - Architectonicinae (sundial-shells)

Architectonicidae - Heliacinae (sundial-shells)

Graphididae (graphidids)

Orbitestellidae (orbitestellids)

Mathildidae (mathildids)

Murchisonellidae (murchisonellids)

Amathinidae (amathinas)

Pyramidellidae - Cyclostremellinae (pyramid-shells)

Pyramidellidae - Odostomiinae (pyramid-shells)

Pyramidellidae - Pyramidellinae (pyramid-shells)

Pyramidellidae - Syrnolinae (pyramid-shells)

Pyramidellidae - Turbonillinae (pyramid-shells)

Pyramidellidae - unplaced (pyramid-shells)

Pyramidelloidea - unplaced (pyramid-shells)

Ringiculidae (ringiculas)

Rissoellidae (rissoellas)

Acteonidae - Acteoninae (acteons)

Bullinidae (bubble-shells)

Aplysiidae - Aplysiinae (sea-hares)

Acteocinidae (bubble-shells)

Bullidae (bubble-shells)

Rhizoridae (bubble-shells)

Cylichnidae (peanut-shells)

Diaphanidae - Diaphaninae (bubble-shells)

Notodiaphanidae (bubble-shells)

Haminoeidae - Atydinae (bubble-shells)

Haminoeidae - Haminoeinae (bubble-shells)

Aglajidae (sea-slugs)

Colpodaspididae (sea-slugs)

Gastropteridae (sea-slugs)

Philinidae (bubble-shells)

Philinorbidae (bubble-shells)

Retusidae (canoe-shells)

Aeolidiidae (sea-slugs)

Facelinidae - Facelininae (sea-slugs)

Facelinidae - Favorininae (sea-slugs)

Fionidae (sea-slugs)

Glaucidae (sea-slugs)

Eubranchidae (sea-slugs)

Tergipedidae - Cuthoninae (sea-slugs)

Tergipedidae - Tergipedidinae (sea-slugs)

Flabellinidae (sea-slugs)

Dendronotidae (sea-slugs)

Scyllaeidae (sea-slugs)

Tethydidae (sea-slugs)

Tritoniidae (sea-slugs)

Arminidae (sea-slugs)

Dotidae (sea-slugs)

Embletoniidae (sea-slugs)

Madrellidae (sea-slugs)

Proctonotidae (sea-slugs)

Actinocyclidae (sea-slugs)

Cadlinidae (sea-slugs)

Chromodorididae (sea-slugs)

Discodorididae (sea-lemons)

Dorididae (sea-lemons)

Goniodorididae (sea-slugs)

Onchidorididae (sea-slugs)

Dendrodorididae (sea-slugs)

Aegiretidae (sea-slugs)

Gymnodorididae (sea-slugs)

Polyceridae - Nembrothinae (sea-slugs)

Polyceridae - Polycerinae (sea-slugs)

Polyceridae - Triophinae (sea-slugs)

Pleurobranchidae - Pleurobranchaeinae (sea-slugs)

Pleurobranchidae - Pleurobranchinae (sea-slugs)

Runcinidae (sea-slugs)

Juliidae - Bertheliniinae (sea-slugs)

Oxynoidae (sea-slugs)

Volvatellidae (bubble-shells)

Caliphyllidae (sea-slugs)

Limapontiidae (sea-slugs)

Cavoliniidae (sea-butterflies)

Cliidae (sea-butterflies)

Creseidae (sea-butterflies)

Limacinidae (sea-butterflies)

Tylodinidae (umbrella-shells)

Umbraculidae (umbrella-shells)

Amphibolidae (air-breathers)

Phallomedusidae (air-breathers)

Siphonariidae (siphon-shells)

Ellobiidae - Pedipedinae (toothed air-breathers)

Ellobiidae - Pythiinae (toothed air-breathers)

Smeagolidae (smeagols)

Trimusculidae (lung-limpets)

Onchidiidae (sea-slugs)

Calliodentaliidae (tusk-shells)

Dentaliidae (tusk-shells)

Fustiariidae (tusk-shells)

Gadilinidae (tusk-shells)

Laevidentaliidae (tusk-shells)

Entalinidae (tusk-shells)

Gadilidae (tusk-shells)

Wemersoniellidae (tusk-shells)

Bathyteuthidae (squid)

Chtenopterygidae (squid)

Idiosepiidae (squid)

Loliginidae (calamari)

Ancistrocheiridae (squid)

Architeuthidae (giant squid)

Brachioteuthidae (squid)

Chiroteuthidae (squid)

Cranchiidae - Cranchiinae (glass-squid)

Cranchiidae - Taoniinae (glass-squid & colossal squid & colossal squid)

Cycloteuthidae (squid)

Enoploteuthidae (squid)

Gonatidae (squid)

Histioteuthidae (squid)

Lepidoteuthidae (squid)

Lycoteuthidae (squid)

Mastigoteuthidae (squid)

Neoteuthidae (squid)

Octopoteuthidae (squid)

Ommastrephidae (squid)

Onychoteuthidae (squid)

Pholidoteuthidae (squid)

Pyroteuthidae (squid)

Thysanoteuthidae (squid)

Sepiadariidae - Sepiolinae (squid)

Sepiidae (cuttlefish)

Sepiolidae - Heteroteuthinae (dumpling-squid)

Sepiolidae - Rossiinae (dumpling-squid)

Spirulidae (ramshorn-squid)

Opisthoteuthidae (octopuses)

Amphitretidae (octopuses)

Argonautidae (paper-nautiluses)

Octopodidae - Bathypolypodinae (octopuses)

Octopodidae - Graneledoninae (octopuses)

Octopodidae - Octopodinae (octopuses)

Ocythoidae (octopuses)

Tremoctopodidae (octopuses)

Vampyroteuthidae (squid)

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