Siphonaria australis

How to Recognise It 3

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

Summary 4

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.

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