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Molluscs of Tasmania

Eulimidae: Apicalia tryoni (Tate & May, 1900) (‘Tryon’s urchin-snail’)

Synonym(s): tryoni Tate & May, 1900.

Typical shell-length 3.0 mm. Lives subtidally as an internal parasite of echinoderms. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Eulimoidea
Family: Eulimidae
Genus: Apicalia

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