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Molluscs of Tasmania

Triphoridae – Triphorinae: Teretriphora spica (Verco, 1909) (‘spiky sinistral-creeper’)

Synonym(s): spica Verco, 1909.
Typical shell-length 7.6 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst sponges. Native. Endemic to southern and southwestern Australia (TAS, SA and WA).


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

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