FAMILY : HYDROBIIDAE
Tatea huonensis (Tenison Woods, 1876)

This very small(2-3mm) mangrove/brackish representative of the otherwise rather low-spired,
freshwater family Hydrobiidae, was found under a log in a saltmarsh. The area would only
receive salt water on the highest of tides.

 


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