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Caryodes dufresnii

1 Walnut Snail at Wellington Park, TAS

Caryodes dufresnii at Wellington Park, TAS - 25 Apr 2023
Caryodes dufresnii at Wellington Park, TAS - 25 Apr 2023
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Identification history

Caryodes dufresnii 12 May 2023 trevorpreston
Caryodes dufresnii 11 May 2023 trevorpreston
Unidentified 10 May 2023 Detritivore

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Significant sighting

12 May 2023

First sighting of this native Tasmanian Snail.

User's notes

Caryodes dufresnii? Shell approx. 40mm at its longest.


Michael123 wrote:
   11 May 2023
Caryodes dufresnii Family Caryodidae
Michael123 wrote:
   11 May 2023
Hi Trevor, Would it be possible to have this image and record posted on 'Snails of Australia' ? It's a nice image and we don't get a lot from Tasmania.
   11 May 2023
No worries, I'll request permission from Detritivore and post it.
Thanks again for your IDs.
Michael123 wrote:
   11 May 2023
Thanks Trevor,

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Location information

Species information

  • Caryodes dufresnii Scientific name
  • Walnut Snail Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25 Apr 2023 09:33 AM Recorded on
  • Detritivore Recorded by

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