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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chilodontidae: Granata imbricata (Lamarck, 1816) (’tiled top-shell’)

Synonym(s): imbricata Lamarck, 1816.

Typical shell-length 40 mm. Lives subtidally under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a common species in the N; absent from the S.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Trochidae
Subfamily: Cantharidinae
Genus: Gibbula

Localities for Gibbula hisseyiana

Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: Jeanneret Beach
Bridport: beach
Cape Barren Island (unlocalised)
Cape Portland: Home Beach
Cape Portland: Roses Bay
Cape Portland (unlocalised)
Carlton: Park Beach
Clarke Island: Black Point
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Electrona: Peggys Beach
Flinders Island: Arthur Bay: Long Point
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Watering Beach
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Yellow Beaches
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Palana Beach
Flinders Island: Parrys Bay: Double Corner
Flinders Island: Patriarch Inlet
Flinders Island: Sellars Lagoon
Fortescue Bay
Frederick Henry Bay (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Garden Island Sands
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Howden: foreshore
Lime Bay
Lime Bay: Green Head
Little Coningham Beach
Little Musselroe Bay: Tree Point area
Maria Island: Bloodstone Point
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Four Mile Beach
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Oyster Bay
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Murdunna: Sommers Beach
Nubeena: White Beach
Okehampton Bay (unlocalised)
Orford: East Shelly Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Pirates Bay: middle rocks
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Port Davey: Whalers Cove
Randalls Bay
Sloping Lagoon: Lagoon Beach
Snug Beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
Southport Lagoon: southern end
Swanwick: foreshore
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
Triabunna: Plain Place Beach

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