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Molluscs of Tasmania

Naticidae – Polinicinae: Polinices ayresi Gabriel, 1962 (‘Ayres’ sand-snail’)

Synonym(s): ayresi Gabriel, 1962.

Typical shell-length 21 mm. Lives in offshore waters on sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS only).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Naticoidea
Family: Naticidae
Subfamily: Polinicinae
Genus: Polinices

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