species: Tritonoturris sp in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Tritonoturris sp

©Barbara Banks: Tritonoturris spabout 4 cm long at Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island. Thanks to Dr Richard Willan (NT Museum) for the identification.

©Barbara Banks: Tritonoturris sp about 4 cm long at Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Family Raphitomidae
Genus Tritonoturris
Species Tritonoturris sp



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 4 cm (Length of photographed specimen)



Dr Richard Willan (NT Museum) noted in Feb 2017 that this may be an undescribed species in the family Rhaphitomidae. The shell has almost no anal fasciole. It is not the similarly-coloured Lienardia roseotincta (Clathurellidae).

by Anne Hoggett


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