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Molluscs of Tasmania

Epitoniidae: Plastiscala morchi (Angas, 1871) (‘Mörch’s wentletrap’)

Synonym(s): morchi Angas, 1871 erronea Tapparone-Canefri, 1876 bentha Iredale, 1936 profundior Iredale, 1936.

Typical shell-length 10 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst anemones. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Epitonioidea
Family: Epitoniidae
Genus: Plastiscala morchi

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