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Striadorbis janetae Ponder & Avern, 2000

Diagnostic features

The shell has several distinct spiral ridges but lacks a distinct dorsal and ventral keel.

Classification

Striadorbis janetae Ponder & Avern, 2000

Class Gastropoda

Subclass Heterobranchia

Superfamily Glacidorboidea

Family Glacidorbidae

Genus Striadorbis Ponder & Avern, 2000

Original name: Striadorbis janetae Ponder & Avern, 2000. Ponder, W. F. and. Avern, G. J. (2000). The Glacidorbidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: (Heterobranchia) of Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 52: 307–353.

Type locality: Last River, tributary of Ansons River, on Ansons Bay Rd, north-eastern Tasmania.

Biology and ecology

In river amongst plant roots, stones and weed.

Additional information on the biology and ecology of members of this family can be found in Fauna of Australia, vol. 5B, p. 1075-1076 and in Ponder and Avern (2000).

Distribution

Western Victoria (Fitzroy River).

Further reading

Ponder, W. F. & Avern, G. J. (2000). The Glacidorbidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Heterobranchia) of Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 52: 307-353.