Burchard's Dog Whelk

Tritia burchardi (Dunker, 1849)

The shell is coloured fawn to brown sometimes darker and may have a darker band at the base of the body whorl. The whorls feature axial folds that form nodules at the suture.

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What habitats does Tritia burchardi live in?

Can be found on sand and mud in the intertidal zone

What is the distribution of Tritia burchardi?

Southern Australia from WA to QLD including around Tasmania can also be found in New Zealand

How big does Tritia burchardi grow?

Can grow to aroung 13mm Long

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