Select Page
Molluscs of Tasmania

Murchisonellidae: Murchisonella anabathron (Hedley, 1906) (‘platform murchisonellid’)

Synonym(s): anabathron Hedley, 1906.

Typical shell-length 3.5 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: Murchisonelloidea
Family: Murchisonellidae
Genus: Murchisonella

species image
locality map