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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pyramidellidae – Odostomiinae: Miralda suprasculpta (Tenison-Woods, 1878) (‘etched pyramid-shell’)

Synonym(s): suprasculpta Tenison-Woods, 1878 varians Tate & May, 1900.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore as an ectoparasite of other invertebrates. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS).


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

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