Austropeplea (Kutikina) hispida Ponder and Waterhouse, 1997
Genus Kutikina Ponder & Waterhouse, 1997
Original name: Kutikina hispida Ponder & Waterhouse,1997. Ponder, W.F.& Waterhouse, J.H. (1997) A new genus and species of Lymnaeidae from the lower Franklin River, south western Tasmania, Australia.Journal of Molluscan Studies 63: 441 - 468.
Type locality: Lower section of the Franklin River, 500 metres downstream of Kutikina Cave, Tasmania.
Occurs below the water line, attached to smooth or algal and liverwort-covered vertical or near vertical limestone rocks, boulders or rock faces on the edges of the river where there is a fast flow.
Only known from the lower Franklin River, southwest Tasmania.
Apparently restricted to limestone.
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