Goodnight Scrub Pinwheel Snail

Kingdom: AnimaliaP9c

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Gastropoda

Sub-order: Pulmonata

Family: Charopidae

Genus: Gyrocochlea

Species: goodnight

The Goodnight Scrub Pinwheel Snail (Gyrocochlea goodnight) is small i.e. only up to 5.5mm in diameter. It is cinnamon to orange with darker radial streaks with a slightly sunken spire and rounded whorls.

It can be found in the Goodnight Scrub, south west of Gin Gin in South-east Queensland and lives under logs and in litter in dry rainforest and vine thicket.

Additional Information:

Atlas of Living Australia

 

 

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