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Molluscs of Tasmania

Littorinidae – Laevilitorininae: Laevilitorina (Laevilitorina) mariae (Tenison Woods, 1876) (‘Maria’s winkle’)

Synonym(s): mariae Tenison-Woods, 1876.

Typical shell-length 3.5 mm. Lives intertidally amongst seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Littorinoidea
Family: Littorinidae
Subfamily: Laevilitorininae
Genus: Laevilitorina

Localities for Laevilitorina mariae

Ansons Bay
Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: Jeanneret Beach
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Bridport: beach
Burnie: Blythe Heads & estuary
Burnie: Sulphur Creek
Cape Portland: Roses Bay
Cape Portland (unlocalised)
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Conical Harbour
Denison Beach: Porch Rocks
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
East Wynyard: beach
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Parrys Bay: Double Corner
Flinders Island: Patriarch Inlet
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Friendly Beaches
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Greens Beach: main beach
King Island: Colliers Beach
King Island: Ettrick Beach
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
King Island: Little Porky Beach
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Pass River Bay
King Island (unlocalised)
Kingston Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Low Head: East Beach
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Four Mile Beach
Maria Island: Hopground Beach
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Marrawah (unlocalised)
Marrawah: West Point
Narawntapu: Copper Cove
North West coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Nubeena: Parsons Bay
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Penguin: Lonah & Lodders Point
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Port Davey: Whalers Cove
Port Latta: Cowrie Point
Seymour Beach: northern end
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: East Cove
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
Southport: Roaring Beach
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Swanwick: foreshore
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
Waterhouse Point
West Ulverstone: foreshore

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