Species list - alphabetical, letter c

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

Cabestana spengleri (Spengler’s rock-whelk)

Cabestana tabulata (Waterhouse’s rock-whelk)

Cacozeliana granarium (grainy creeper)

Cacozeliana icarus (icarus creeper)

Cadella subdiluta (subdiluted tellin)

Cadlina BURN sp 01 (BURN sp 01 cadlina sea-slug)

Cadlina TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 cadlina sea-slug)

Cadlina tasmanica (Tasman sea-slug)

Cadulus occiduus (perished tusk-shell)

Cadulus simillimus (similar tusk-shell)

Cadulus vincentianus (Vincentian tusk-shell)

Caecum amputatum (severed caecid)

Caldukia affinis (related sea-slug)

Calliobasis bilix (balanced top-shell)

Calliodentalium crocinum (saffron tusk-shell)

Calliostoma allporti (Allport’s top-shell)

Calliostoma columnarium (Cape Pillar top-shell)

Calliostoma comptum (adorned top-shell)

Calliostoma hedleyi (Hedley’s top-shell)

Calliostoma incertum (sinistral top-shell)

Calliostoma legrandi (Legrand’s top-shell)

Calliostoma TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 top-shell)

Calliostoma zietzi (Zietz’s top-shell)

Calliotropis canaliculata (channelled top-shell)

Callista diemenensis (Tasmanian callista)

Callista disrupta (broken-banded callista)

Callista kingii (King’s callista)

Callistochiton antiquus (ancient chiton)

Callistochiton mawlei (Mawle’s beautiful chiton)

Callochiton crocinus (smooth chiton)

Callochiton elongatus (elongate chiton)

Callochiton mayi (May’s beautiful chiton)

Cantharidella picturata (painted kelp-shell)

Cantrainea inexpectata (unexpected cantrainea)

Cantrainea TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 cantrainea)

Capulus danieli (Daniel’s cap-shell)

Capulus devexus (sloping cap-shell)

Capulus violaceus (violet cap-shell)

Cardiolucina crassilirata (thick-grooved lucine)

Cardiomya TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 Cardiomya heart-shell)

Cardita aviculina (excavated false-cockle)

Carditella jaffaensis (Jaffa false-cockle)

Carditellopsis elegantula (elegant false-cockle)

Carinastele niceterium (niceteria top-shell)

Carinastele TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 top-shell)

Cavolinia inflexa (inflexed sea-butterfly)

Cavolinia tridentata (three-toothed sea-butterfly)

Cellana solida (orange-edged limpet)

Cellana tramoserica (variegated limpet)

Centrocardita rosulenta (rosy false-cockle)

Ceratosoma amoenum (attractive sea-slug)

Ceratosoma brevicaudatum (short-tailed sea-slug)

Cerberilla BURN sp 02 (BURN sp 02 cerberilla sea-slug)

Cerberilla incola (resident sea-slug)

Cerithiopsidae unplaced STEPHENS sp G (TAS sp 01 false-creeper)

Chama asperella (brooch jewel-box)

Channelaxinus adelaideanus (Adelaide thyasira)

Channelaxinus benthicola (deepwater thyasira)

Charisma arenacea (sandy top-shell)

Charisma compacta (compact top-shell)

Charisma josephi (Joseph’s top-shell)

Charonia lampas rubicunda (reddish rock-whelk)

Chicoreus denudatus (denuded murex)

Chioneryx cardioides (cockle-like venus)

Chiroteuthis calyx (husk squid)

Chiroteuthis IMBER sp F (IMBER sp F squid)

Chiroteuthis imperator (emperor squid)

Chiroteuthis mega (big squid)

Chiroteuthis spoeli (Spoel’s squid)

Chiroteuthis veranii (Verany’s squid)

Chiton calliozonus (beautiful-zoned chiton)

Chiton diaphorus (diaphorous chiton)

Chiton glaucus (green chiton)

Chiton jugosus (juicy chiton)

Chiton oruktus (orukta chiton)

Chiton tricostalis (three-ribbed chiton)

Chiton verconis (Verco’s chiton)

Chlamydella favus (honeycomb scallop)

Chlorodiloma adelaidae (Adelaide top-shell)

Chlorodiloma odontis (chequered top-shell)

Choriplax grayi (Gray’s chiton)

Chromodoris alternata (alternate sea-slug)

Chromodoris ambigua (doubtful sea-slug)

Chromodoris BURN sp 01 (BURN sp 01 chromodoris sea-slug)

Chrysallida mayii (May’s pyramid-shell)

Chrysallida TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 Chrysallida pyramid-shell)

Chtenopteryx sicula (comb-finned squid)

Cinctiuga diaphana (transparent pyramid-shell)

Cingulina spina (thorn pyramid-shell)

Circulus harriettae (Harrietta’s glass-shell)

Cirsonella carinata (ridged false-top-shell)

Cirsonella microscopica (microscopic false-top-shell)

Cirsonella reflecta (reflected false-top-shell)

Cirsonella weldii (Weld’s false-top-shell)

Cirsotrema martyr (martyr wentletrap)

Cirsotrema TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 wentletrap)

Cirsotrema translucidum (translucent wentletrap)

Cirsotrema validum (strong wentletrap)

Clanculus albanyensis (Albany top-shell)

Clanculus aloysii (Saint Aloysius’ top-shell)

Clanculus brunneus (brown top-shell)

Clanculus dunkeri (Dunker’s top-shell)

Clanculus flagellatus (flamed top-shell)

Clanculus leucomphalus (white-navelled top-shell)

Clanculus limbatus (keeled top-shell)

Clanculus maugeri (Mauger’s top-shell)

Clanculus philippii (Philipp’s top-shell)

Clanculus plebejus (people’s top-shell)

Clanculus undatus (wavy top-shell)

Claviscala TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 wentletrap)

Cleidothaerus albidus (white rock-clam)

Cleotrivia globosa (globose ribbed-cowrie)

Clio pyramidata (pyramid sea-butterfly)

Clio recurva (recurved sea-butterfly)

Cocculinella mayi (May’s cap-limpet)

Cocculinella tasmanica (Tasmanian cap-limpet)

Codakia rugifera (ridged lucine)

Coenaculum minutulum (minute graphidid)

Colpodaspis BURN sp 01 (BURN sp 01 colpodaspis bubble-shell)

Colpodaspis BURN sp 02 (BURN sp 02 colpodaspis bubble-shell)

Colpospira accisa (accisa screw-shell)

Colpospira atkinsoni (Atkinson’s screw-shell)

Colpospira australis (southern screw-shell)

Colpospira circumligata (enwrapped screw-shell)

Colpospira cordismei (Cordisme’s screw-shell)

Colpospira decoramen (decorated screw-shell)

Colpospira quadrata (quadrate screw-shell)

Colpospira runcinata (lacerated screw-shell)

Colpospira sinuata (winding screw-shell)

Colpospira smithiana (Smiths’ screw-shell)

Colpospira TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 screw-shell)

Colpospira TAS sp 02 (TAS sp 01 screw-shell)

Colpospira translucida (translucent screw-shell)

Colpospira wollumbi (wollumbi screw-shell)

Colpospira yarramundi (yarramundi screw-shell)

Colsyrnola sericea (silky pyramid-shell)

Cominella eburnea (ivory whelk)

Cominella filicea (ferny whelk)

Cominella lineolata (lined whelk)

Cominella tasmanica (Tasmanian whelk)

Comitas unplaced (unplaced Comitas turrid)

Compressidens platyceras (flathorn tusk-shell)

Conasprella rutila (fiery cone)

Conassiminea studderti (Studdert’s assiminea)

Condylocardia cometa (comet condyl-clam)

Condylocardia limaeformis (file-like condyl-clam)

Condylocardia notoaustralis (non-southern condyl-clam)

Condylocardia pectinata (combed condyl-clam)

Condylocardia rectangularis (rectangular condyl-clam)

Condylocuna projecta (projecting condyl-clam)

Conuber conicum (conical sand-snail)

Conuber incei (Ince’s sand-snail)

Conuber sordidum (dirty sand-snail)

Conuber tasmanicum (Tasmanian sand-snail)

Conus anemone (anemone cone)

Conus clarus (bright cone)

Coracuta dromanaensis (Dromana lepton)

Coralliophila nodosa (nodose coral-snail)

Coralliophila wilsoni (Wilson’s coral-snail)

Corambe BURN sp 01 (BURN sp 01 corambe sea-slug)

Corbula gibba (European basket-shell)

Corbula smithiana (Smith’s basket-shell)

Corbula tunicata (gowned basket-shell)

Coriareus vitreus (glassy lepton)

Cosa auriculata (eared micromussel)

Cosa fimbriata (basket micromussel)

Cosa pectinata (combed micromussel)

Cosa pharetra (pharetra micromussel)

Cosa tatei (Tate’s micromussel)

Cosmetalepas concatenata (pitted keyhole-limpet)

Costatophora granifera (grainy sinistral-creeper)

Coxiella striata (streaky coxiella)

Cranchia scabra (rough glass-squid)

Craspedoplax variabilis (variable chiton)

Crassispira harpularia (harpularia turrid)

Crassitoniella erratica (erratic eaton-shell)

Crassitoniella flammea (flamed eaton-shell)

Crassostrea gigas (Pacific oyster)

Cratidentium balteatum (balteata kelp-shell)

Cratidentium tiberianum (tiberian kelp-shell)

Cratis cuboides (cuboid micromussel)

Creseis virgula (wand sea-butterfly)

Crimora multidigitalis (many-eyed sea-slug)

Crossea cancellata (latticed false-top-shell)

Crosseola concinna (ivory false-top-shell)

Cryptassiminea buccinoides (whelk-like assiminea)

Cryptassiminea kershawi (Kershaw’s assiminea)

Cryptassiminea tasmanica (Tasmanian assiminea)

Cryptoplax iredalei (Iredale’s fleshy-chiton)

Cryptoplax striata (streaky fleshy-chiton)

Ctena tatei (Tate’s lucine)

Cucurbitula tasmanica (Tasmanian gastrochaena)

Cumia bednalli (Bednall’s whelk)

Cumia mestayerae (Mestayer’s whelk)

Cumia schoutanica (Schouten Island whelk)

Cuna concentrica (concentric condyl-clam)

Cuna delta (triangle condyl-clam)

Cuna navicula (boat condyl-clam)

Cunanax compressa (compressed condyl-clam)

Cunanax crassidentata (thick-toothed condyl-clam)

Cunanax subradiata (subradiate condyl-clam)

Cupidoliva nympha (nymph olive)

Curveulima cornuta (horned urchin-snail)

Curveulima indiscreta (indiscrete urchin-snail)

Cuspidaria angasi (Angas’ spoon-shell)

Cuspidaria erma (noble spoon-shell)

Cuspidaria exarata (ploughed spoon-shell)

Cuspidaria latesulcata (wide-furrowed spoon-shell)

Cuspidaria TAS sp 01 (TAS sp 01 spoon-shell)

Cuspidaria TAS sp 02 (TAS sp 02 spoon-shell)

Cyamium communis (common bean-shell)

Cyclopecten kapalae (Kapala’s scallop)

Cyclostrema spinosa (spiny liotia)

Cycloteuthis akimushkini (Akimushkin’s squid)

Cylichna thetidis (thetis peanut-shell)

Cylichnatys campanula (bell-like bubble-shell)

Cymatiella columnaria (Cape Pillar rock-whelk)

Cymatiella eburnea (pink-tipped rock-whelk)

Cymatiella sexcostata (six-ribbed rock-whelk)

Cymatiella verrucosa (warted rock-whelk)

Cypraeerato bimaculata (double-spotted teardrop)

Cystiscus alternans (alternating margin-shell)

Cystiscus angasi (Angas’ margin-shell)

Cystiscus bucca (cheek margin-shell)

Cystiscus connectans (connecting margin-shell)

Cystiscus cratericula (crater margin-shell)

Cystiscus cymbalum (cymbal margin-shell)

Cystiscus flindersi (Flinders’ margin-shell)

Cystiscus freycineti (Freycinet’s margin-shell)

Cystiscus halli (Hall’s margin-shell)

Cystiscus incertus (uncertain margin-shell)

Cystiscus indiscretus (indiscrete margin-shell)

Cystiscus minutissimus (least margin-shell)

Cystiscus obesulus (fat margin-shell)

Cystiscus subauriculatus (eared margin-shell)

Cystiscus thouinensis (Cape Thouin margin-shell)

Cystiscus tomlinianus (Tomlinian margin-shell)

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