Wine-mouthed Lepsiella

Scientific name
Lepsiella vinosa 
Common name
Wine-mouthed Lepsiella
Life on the Edge
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Sea Snails
Where to find
Rock pools, under rocks and on sand
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. Shell up to 2 cm long

Smaller than most of the other carnivorous molluscs, this species tends to seek out white tube worms or barnacles for its prey.