Distorted Rock Whelk

Austrotriton subdistortus Lamarck, 1822

Shell more or less distorted, with penultimate whorl disproportionately expanded. Whorls angled, sculptured with axial folds and spiral ribs, forming nodules at intersections. Folds restricted to shoulder of body whorl

How to identify Austrotriton subdistortus?

What habitats does Austrotriton subdistortus live in?

Lives subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed

What is the distribution of Austrotriton subdistortus?

South Eastern Australia from SA to NSW including Tasmania

How big does Austrotriton subdistortus grow?

Can grow to around 70mm

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