species: Tectonatica suffusa in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Tectonatica suffusa

©Anne Hoggett: Tectonatica suffusa was completely buried in sand when found away from reef edge, Clam Garden, Lizard Island. Shell about 12 mm long. Thanks to Dr Richard Willan (NT Museum) for the identification.

©Anne Hoggett: Tectonatica suffusa at Clam Gardens, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Littorinimorpha
Family Naticidae
Genus Tectonatica
Species Tectonatica suffusa



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Huelsken, T. (2008). Phylogenetic relationship and species identification within the Natcidae Guilding, 1834 (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda), Ph.D. thesis, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum. LIRS catalog number 1204.