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Wine-mouthed Lepsiella

Scientific Name: Lepsiella vinosa

Description: This small carnivore has a pointed shell with a rough texture and is often found amongst its prey items in the mid intertidal area. It is variable in shell shape and colour. Smaller than most of the other carnivorous molluscs, this species tends to seek out white tube worms or barnacles for its prey.

Type: Gastropod (Carnivores and Scavengers)
Where to find: Intertidal Reefs
Size: 20mm