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Chlorodiloma odontis (W. Wood, 1828)

A small marine snail that is coloured purple-black, overlaid with flecks of white or pale yellow, forming a marbling pattern that may be arranged into regular wavy bands. Central part of base of shell strongly grooved, and usually tinged green

How to identify Chlorodiloma odontis?

What habitats does Chlorodiloma odontis live in?

Lives amongst the rocks and seaweed from the intertidal areas out to shallow subtidal areas

What is the distribution of Chlorodiloma odontis?

South-eastern Australia from South Australia, Victoria and around Tasmania

How big does Chlorodiloma odontis grow?

Can grow to around 20mm

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