New Holland Spindle Shell

Propefusus novaehollandiae Reeve, 1847

This larger gastropod has a shell that is medium to light in weight the whorls may be weakly angled with 11 to 15 axial folds and may not be present on the body whorl covered with a brown periostracum over the shell when alive.

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What habitats does Propefusus novaehollandiae live in?

Underwater reefs from the low intertidal zone to 220m

What is the distribution of Propefusus novaehollandiae?

Southern Australia from NSW to WA including around Tasmania

How big does Propefusus novaehollandiae grow?

Can grow to around 160mm

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