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Molluscs of Tasmania

Haminoeidae – Haminoeinae: Haminoea maugeansis Burn, 1966 (‘little bubble-shell’)

Synonym(s): maugeansis Burn, 1966 tenera A. Adams, 1850.

Typical shell-length 12 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed in sheltered environments. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and common species, but seldom beached intact.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Thecosomata
Superfamily: Cavolinioidea
Family: Limacinidae
Genus: Heliconoides

Localities for Haminoea maugeansis

Bicheno: Cod Rock
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Bridport: beach
Cape Portland: Home Beach
Cape Portland (unlocalised)
Clarke Island: Black Point
Coles Bay: foreshore
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Coningham Beach
Coningham: foreshore
Dunalley (unlocalised)
East Devonport: Berth 1
East Ulverstone
E coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Electrona: Peggys Beach
Flinders Island: Badger Corner
Flinders Island: Foochow Inlet
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Bay
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Watering Beach
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Parrys Bay: Double Corner
Greens Beach: main beach
Hawley Beach
Howden: foreshore
King Island: Ettrick Beach
King Island: Grassy Harbour
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Pass River Bay
King Island: Seal Point
King Island (unlocalised)
Koonya: Shelly Beach
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lime Bay
Lime Bay: Green Head
Maria Island: Bloodstone Point
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Hopground Beach
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Shoal Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island (unlocalised)
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Narawntapu: Bakers Point & Springlawn Beach
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Nubeena: White Beach
Orford (unlocalised)
Pipers Head
Pittwater Bluff: foreshore to W
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Davey: Bond Bay
Port Sorell (unlocalised)
Rocky Cape: Castle Rock Bay
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Schouten Island: Moreys Bay
Southport Lagoon: southern end
Stanley: Anthony Beach
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
Tinderbox Beach
Verona Sands
Waterhouse Point

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