Bundaberg Flat-coiled Snail

Kingdom: AnimaliaP4 Flat coiled

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Gastropoda

Sub-order: Pulmonata

Family: Caryodidae

Genus: Pedinogyra

Species: terrycarlessi

This Caryodid like all Caryodids, is endemic to eastern Australia. The Bundaberg Flat-coiled Snail (Pedinogyra terrycarlessi) is very large growing anything up to 70mm. The shell is greenish to dark, reddish brown with irregular dark spiral bands above the umbilical area.

It is found from Bundaberg to Gin Gin and north to Miriam Vale in Queensland, Australia with key areas the Goodnight Scrub and Bundaberg area. Vine forests and thickets are is habitat and it lives under logs, rocks and deep litter.

Additional Information:

Atlas of Living Australia

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