Siphonaria australis

How to Recognise It 4

The ridges extend past the main shape of the shell, unlike other limpets.

Summary 5

Siphonaria australis is a species of air-breathing sea snail or false limpet, a marine pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Siphonariidae, the false limpets.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) memopob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/3080019
  2. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/3996273
  3. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/3629903
  4. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  5. Adapted by tangatawhenua from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siphonaria_australis

More Info

iNat Map

Location Aupourian, Cookian, Forsterian, Moriorian
Depth High Tide, Mid Tide