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Molluscs of Tasmania

Scissurellidae – Scissurellinae: Scissurella ornata May, 1908 (‘ornate slit-shell’)

Synonym(s): ornata May, 1908.

Typical shell-length 1.1 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Scissurelloidea
Family: Scissurellidae
Subfamily: Scissurellinae
Genus: Scissurella

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