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Molluscs of Tasmania

Triphoridae – Triphorinae: Bouchetriphora pallida (Pease, 1871) (‘pallid sinistral-creeper’)

Synonym(s): pallida Pease, 1870 infelix Webster, 1906 angasi leuca Verco, 1909 glaciala Laseron, 1954 albomicra Laseron, 1958.

Typical shell-length 7.7 mm. Lives intertidally to offshore amongst sponges. Native. Occurs in southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA); also elsewhere in the Pacific Ocean.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Triphoroidea
Family: Triphoridae
Subfamily: Triphorinae
Genus: Bouchetriphora

Localities for Bouchetriphora pallida
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