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Molluscs of Tasmania

Litiopidae: Alaba pulchra A. Adams, 1862 (‘beautiful alaba’)

Synonym(s): pulchra A. Adams, 1862 coma Cotton, 1953.
Typical shell-length 6.0 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed and seagrass. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Cerithiimorpha – Cerithiimorpha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Litiopidae
Genus: Alaba

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