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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pyramidellidae – Odostomiinae: Chrysallida mayii (Tate, 1898) (‘May’s pyramid-shell’)

Synonym(s): mayii Tate, 1898.

Typical shell-length 2.5 mm. Lives subtidally as an ectoparasite of other invertebrates. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Subfamily: Odostomiinae
Genus: Chrysallida

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