species: Thylacodes grandis in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Thylacodes grandis

©Alexander Semenov: Thylacodes grandis at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island. Shell aperture is about 15 mm.

©Alexander Semenov: Thylacodes grandis with mucus net containing copepod prey, at night. Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Two individuals of Thylacodes grandis at Lizard Island feeding with mucus nets. Shell aperture about 15 mm diameter.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Neotaenioglossa
Family Vermetidae
Genus Thylacodes
Species Thylacodes grandis



Distinguishing features

Lacks an operculum.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



Identification by Dr Ruedige Bieler (Field Museum of Natural History Chicago) in Dec 2020. Thanks to Dylan Corner (University of Queensland) for arranging it.

by Anne Hoggett


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