species: Mammilla melanostomoides in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Mammilla melanostomoides

©Barbara Banks: Mammilla melanostomoidesat Horseshoe Reef, Lizard Island. Thanks to Dr Richard Willan (NT Museum) for the identification.

©Barbara Banks: Mammilla melanostomoides at Horseshoe reef Lizard island

©Barbara Banks: Mammilla melanostomoides at Horseshoe reef Lizard island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Littorinimorpha
Family Naticidae
Genus Mammilla
Species Mammilla melanostomoides



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.
  • Huelsken, T., D. Tapken, T. Dahlmann, H. Waegele, C. Riginos and M. Hollmann (2012). Systematics and phylogenetic species delimitation within Polinices s.l. (Caenogastropoda: Naticidae) based on molecular data and shell morphology. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, 12: 349-375. LIRS catalog number 1530.