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Molluscs of Tasmania

Triphoridae – Triphorinae: Monophorus angasi (Crosse & P. Fischer, 1865) (‘Angas’ sinistral-creeper’)

Synonym(s): angasi Crosse & Fischer, 1865 minimus Hutton, 1873 fulvalinearis Laseron, 1954.

Typical shell-length 8.1 mm. Lives intertidally to offshore amongst sponges. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

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