Southern Flat-coiled Snail

Pedinogrya rotabilis

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Gastropoda

Sub-order: Pulmonata

Family: Caryodidae

Genus: Pedinogyra

Species: rotabilis

Shell is very large, dark brown to yellow and discoidal shape with the whorl keeled in juveniles becoming rounded in the last half of the body whorl..

This is found from the Richmond River in New South Wales to Mt Glorious in SE Queensland.

It lives in subtropical rainforest in rocky areas, under rocks and deep litter.

The animal is light brown with dark grey optic tentacles and yellowish foot sole.

Additional Information:

 Atlas of Living Australia

Australian Faunal Directory

Identification Key: Students of Samford State School. Year 7

DK Southern Flat Coiled

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s