Naticidae - Naticinae: Notocochlis gualtieriana  (Récluz, 1844) ('spotted necklace-shell')  

Synonym(s): gualtieriana Récluz, 1844 tessellata Philippi, 1849 antoni Philippi, 1851 locellus Reeve, 1855 asellus Reeve, 1855

burnupi E. A. Smith, 1903

balteata G. B. Sowerby III, 1914 nemo Bartsch, 1915 migratoria Powell, 1927 vafer Finlay, 1930.

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Typical shell-length 22 mm.  Lives intertidally and subtidally in sand.  Native. Occurs in eastern, western and northern Australia (NT, QLD, NSW, TAS and WA); also elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific.  In Tasmanian waters, this species is known from a single record from the Furneaux Group.


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