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Molluscs of Tasmania

Horaiclavidae: Austrodrillia (Austrodrillia) beraudiana (Crosse, 1863) (‘Beraud’s turrid’)

Synonym(s): beraudiana Crosse, 1863 taeniata Tenison-Woods, 1878.

Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread species; common in the N, but rare to the S.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Horaiclavidae
Genus: Austrodrillia

Localities for Austrodrillia beraudiana

Arthur River: Nelson Bay
Arthur River: Sarah Anne Rocks
Badger Island
Bicheno: Diamond Island
Bicheno: Rice Beach
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Binalong Bay: gulches
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Bridport: East Sandy Point
Burnie: Blythe Heads & estuary
Cape Barren Island: Thunder & Lightning Bay
Cape Portland: Home Beach
Cape Portland: Petal Point
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Clarke Island: Black Point
Clarke Island: Dip Point to Black Rocks
Clarke Island: Maclaines Bay
Clarke Island: Spike Bay
Clifton Beach: western end
Coles Bay: foreshore
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay (unlocalised)
Croppies Point
Devonport: Don Heads
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
East Devonport: Pardoe Beach
East Devonport: Pardoe Point
Electrona: Peggys Beach
Flinders Island: Arthur Bay: Long Point
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Fisher Island
Flinders Island: Leeka: foreshore towards Twelve Hour Point
Flinders Island: Lillies Bay
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Palana Beach
Flinders Island: Tanners Bay
Flinders Island: Tanners Bay: Pine Scrub
Flinders Island: The Dock
Fortescue Bay
Goat Island: foreshore of island and nearby mainland
Granville Harbour
Greens Beach: main beach
Hawley Beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
King Island: Cape Wickham
King Island: Cape Wickham: foreshore to E
King Island: Currie Harbour
King Island: Ettrick Beach
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
King Island: Grassy Harbour
King Island: Halfmoon Bay
King Island: Little Porky Beach
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Porky Beach
King Island: Seal Bay: Black Point
King Island (unlocalised)
King Island: W coast
Low Head (unlocalised)
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Fossil Cliffs
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 03
Narawntapu: Copper Cove
Narawntapu: Griffiths Point
Narawntapu: Little Badger Head
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
Port Latta: Brickmakers Beach
Port Latta: Cowrie Point
Robbins Island: Marys Island area
Rocky Cape: Burgess Cove
Rocky Cape: Castle Rock Bay
Rocky Cape: Mary Anne Cove area
Schouten Island: Sandspit Point
Snug Beach
Somerset: foreshore
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Grass Point
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
Stanley: Circular Head
Stanley: Cow Rock beach
Stanley: Halfmoon Bay
Tamar River: heads
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: beach
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Mateys Gulch to Gardens Lagoon
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
Three Hummock Island: Mermaid Bay
Three Hummock Island: Ranger Retreat
Three Hummock Island: Three Gullies Bay
Three Hummock Island: Three Gullies Bay area
Waterhouse Point
Woolnorth: Woolnorth Point

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