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Molluscs of Tasmania

Olividae – Ancillariinae: Amalda obtusa (Swainson, 1825) (‘obtuse olive’)

Synonym(s): obtusa Petterd, 1886.

Typical shell-length not yet determined. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS only).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Olivoidea
Family: Ancillariidae
Genus: Amalda

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