King Island - S coast (unlocalised)
Geographic information

This coastal locality is at latitude -40.1243 (S), longitude 143.9043 (E) (at a precision-level of approximately 10000 m). Its location (to the nearest 10 km) is shown on the map below.

Species recorded from this locality

The list below shows the species, listed in taxonomic order, for which there are records from this coastal locality in the database underlying these web-pages. Note that some doubtful records have been excluded. The main sources are the personal collections and records of Simon Grove, Rob de Little and Margaret Richmond; the accession records of the Tasmanian and Queen Victoria Museums; and selected records from a range of other institutions, primarily via the Atlas of Living Australia (last download November 2014).

Lima nimbifer (cloud file-shell)

Modiolus areolatus (bearded horse-mussel)

Acrosterigma cygnorum (oblique cockle)

Gaimardia tasmanica (Tasmanian arc-mussel)

Atactodea cuneata (wedge-shaped wedge-shell)

Macomona deltoidalis (triangular tellin)

Gomphina undulosa (wavy venus)

Tawera gallinula (feathered venus)

Scutus antipodes (common elephant-snail)

Haliotis rubra (blacklip abalone)

Haliotis scalaris emmae (Emma’s abalone)

Phasianella ventricosa (swollen pheasant-shell)

Chlorodiloma adelaidae (Adelaide top-shell)

Phasianotrochus eximius (choice kelp-shell)

Notocypraea angustata (brown cowrie)

Notocypraea comptonii (Compton’s cowrie)

Notocypraea declivis (freckled cowrie)

Opalia australis (southern wentletrap)

Cabestana tabulata (Waterhouse’s rock-whelk)

Cymatiella eburnea (pink-tipped rock-whelk)

Cymatiella verrucosa (warted rock-whelk)

Sassia subdistorta (distorted rock-whelk)

Australaria australasia (Australian tulip-shell)

Sydaphera granosa (grainy nutmeg-shell)

Vexillum australe (southern mitre)

Mitra badia (dark brown mitre)

Phycothais reticulata (knobbly rock-shell)




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Information and disclaimer: The web-pages on this web-site are generated from an underlying database. These can be cited as Grove, S.J. (2015). 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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