The depressed, acutely angular, strongly keeled dark brown shell of G. edgbastonensis with rapidly increasing whorls is distinct from other Gyraulus species in Australia. The strong keel is present even in juveniles.
Original name: Gyraulus (Gyraulus) edgbastonensis Brown, 2001. Brown, D. S. (2001). Freshwater snails of the genus Gyraulus (Planorbidae) in Australia: taxa of the mainland. Molluscan Research 21: 17-107.
Type locality: "Big Spring", about 31 km north-east of Aramac and about 3 km south-east of "Edgbaston" homestead, Queensland.
Lives in artesian springs at Edgbaston Station, central western Queensland.
Brown (2001), described the anatomy of this species.
Egbaston Springs, near Aramac, central Queensland.
One of several endemic snails from Edgbaston Springs in western Queensland.
Hubendick, B. (1955). Phylogeny of the Planorbidae. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 28: 453-542.