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Molluscs of Tasmania

Eulimidae: Eulima tenisoni Tryon, 1886 (‘Tenison’s urchin-snail’)

Synonym(s): tenisoni Tryon, 1886 micans Tenison-Woods, 1876.

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


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

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