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Pseudotricula elongata Ponder, Clark, Eberhard & Studdert 2005

Diagnostic features

Pseudotricula elongata is a tall-spired, conical shell with a narrowly  reflected outer lip, straight spire outline and posterior apertural notch.

Classification

Pseudotricula elongata Ponder, Clark, Eberhard & Studdert 2005

Class Gastropoda

Subclass Caenogastropoda

Order Littorinimorpha 

Superfamily Truncatelloidea

Family Tateidae

Genus Pseudotricula Ponder, 1992

Original name: Pseudotricula elongata Ponder, Clark, Eberhard & Studdert 2005. Ponder, W.F., Clark, S.A., Eberhard, S. & Studdert, J.B. (2005) A radiation of hydrobiid snails in the caves and streams at Precipitous Bluff, southwest Tasmania, Australia (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda: Rissooidea: Hydrobiidae s.l.). Zootaxa 1074: 1-66.

Type locality: Persephone Pot, Bauhaus,  streamway, Precipitous Bluff caves, Tasmania.

Biology and ecology

This species occurs in low-energy small cave stream with mixed substrate.

Distribution

Persephone Pot, Bauhaus, Precipitous Bluff caves, southern Tasmania.

Notes

This species is only known from a few empty shells.

Further reading

Ponder, W. F., Clark, S. A., Eberhard, S. & Studdert, J. B. (2005). A radiation of hydrobiid snails in the caves and streams at Precipitous Bluff, southwest Tasmania, Australia (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda: Rissooidea: Hydrobiidae s.l.). Zootaxa 1074: 1-66.