Species list by common name - alphabetical, letter m

According to available records, the following species occur in Tasmanian waters:

Maccoys aclidid (Austrorissopsis maccoyi)

Maccoy’s spindle-cowrie (Pellasimnia maccoyi)

Macleay’s sea-slug (Baeolidia macleayi)

Macpherson’s sea-slug (Phyllodesmium macphersonae)

Macpherson’s turrid (Mitromorpha macphersonae)

Magellanic rock-whelk (Fusitriton retiolus)

magpie volute-mitre (Volutomitra obscura)

Maltese-cross limpet (Patelloida insignis)

mandarin whelk (Penion mandarinus)

mangrove air-breather (Ophicardelus ornatus)

many-angled watering-pot (Dianadema multangularis)

many-eyed sea-slug (Crimora multidigitalis)

many-grooved dove-shell (Aesopus plurisulcatus)

many-grooved rice-shell (Onoba multilirata)

many-leafed trophon (Gemixystus polyphillius)

many-ribbed dove-shell (Retizafra multicostata)

many-ribbed turrid (Mitromorpha multicostata)

many-spotted sea-slug (Goniobranchus multimaculosus)

Maori octopus (Macroctopus maorum)

Maori saucer-scallop (Propeamussium maorium)

mapae sea-slug (Ancula mapae)

marbled sea-lemon (Alloiodoris marmorata)

Margarita’s sea-slug (Ercolania margaritae)

margined olive (Amalda marginata)

margin-like turrid (Marita compta)

Maria’s pyramid-shell (Turbonilla mariae)

Maria’s winkle (Laevilitorina mariae)

marked chiton (Bassethullia glypta)

MARROW sp nov ribbed-mitre (Austromitra MARROW sp nov)

martyr wentletrap (Cirsotrema martyr)

mask pyramid-shell (Hinemoa ligata)

Matthews’ chiton (Plaxiphora matthewsi)

Matthewsian chiton (Leptochiton matthewsianus)

Mauge family’s sea-slug (Dendrodoris maugeana)

Maugean sea-slug (Melibe maugeana)

Mauger’s top-shell (Clanculus maugeri)

Mauge’s sea-slug (Onchidoris maugeansis)

Mawle’s beautiful chiton (Callistochiton mawlei)

Mawle’s chiton (Ischnochiton mawlei)

May’s beautiful chiton (Callochiton mayi)

May’s cap-limpet (Cocculinella mayi)

May’s chiton (Ischnochiton mayi)

May’s dog-cockle (Glycymeris mayi)

May’s limpet (Notoacmea mayi)

May’s liotia (Munditia mayana)

May’s lucine (Myrtea mayi)

May’s margin-shell (Dentimargo mayii)

May’s nutlet-shell (Nucula mayi)

May’s orbitestellid (Orbitestella mayi)

May’s pyramid-shell (Chrysallida mayii)

May’s top-shell (Ethminolia probabilis)

May’s turrid (Paramontana mayana)

measled sea-slug (Eubranchus rubeolus)

melancholy cranch-squid (Sandalops melancholicus)

meshed turrid (Pseudodaphnella nodorete)

Mestayer’s whelk (Cumia mestayerae)

Metcalfe’s pyramid-shell (Odostomia metcalfei)

metella ark-shell (Destacar metella)

Michael’s sea-slug (Hallaxa michaeli)

microscopic aclidid (Aclis microscopica)

microscopic false-top-shell (Cirsonella microscopica)

microscopic margin-shell (Balanetta microscopica)

microscopic turrid (Nepotilla microscopica)

mid-point sea-slug (Berthella medietas)

milk-stone venus (Venerupis galactites)

milky brittlestar-snail (Stilapex lactarius)

milky lepton (Mysella lactea)

milky lucine (Pseudolucinisca lacteola)

milky nutmeg-shell (Sydaphera lactea)

milky turrid (Filodrillia lacteola)

milky-mouthed dove-shell (Pseudamycla miltostoma)

millet nut-shell (Ledella miliacea)

mimetic rock-whelk (Sassia mimetica)

mimic turrid (Nepotilla mimica)

minute graphidid (Coenaculum minutulum)

minute murchisonellid (Koloonella micra)

minute turrid (Nepotilla minuta)

mitre-like turrid (Guraleus mitralis)

mitre-shaped volute (Lyria mitraeformis)

Mitsui’s sea-slug (Diaphorodoris mitsuii)

mixed limpet (Lottia mixta)

mixta margin-shell (Hydroginella mixta)

mobile dog-whelk (Nassarius mobilis)

modest sunset-shell (Gari modesta)

modest tellin (Abranda modestina)

Mörch’s wentletrap (Plastiscala morchi)

most-grainy turrid (Turrella granulosissima)

most-oblique condyl-clam (Propecuna obliquissima)

most-pointed urchin-snail (Eulima acutissima)

mountainous pyramid-shell (Miralda montuosa)

mown rice-shell (Onoba demessa)

mud ark-shell (Anadara trapezia)

Murat Bay rice-shell (Lucidestea muratensis)

Murray’s file-shell (Escalima murrayi)

mussel drill (Bedeva paivae)

myodora-like thracia (Thracia myodoroides)


Information and disclaimer: The web-pages on this web-site are generated from an underlying database. These can be cited as Grove, S.J. (2017). A Guide to the Seashells and other Marine Molluscs of Tasmania web-site and database respectively. Whilst great care is taken to accurately identify specimens featured on this web-site and to allocate all records to the most appropriate taxonomic names available, no guarantee is offered that all identifications are accurate, nor that the taxa to which they have been allocated are currently valid. Commentaries on habitat, distribution and biology are also subject to change as new information comes to light. If you have any enquiries, or any comments that will help improve the content or appearance of these pages, then please follow the links from 'contact' on the left-hand panel.

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