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Molluscs of Tasmania

Haminoeidae – Haminoeinae: Liloa brevis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (‘short bubble-shell’)

Synonym(s): brevis Quoy & Gaimard, 1833.
Typical shell-length 8.0 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed in sheltered environments. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and common species.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Cephalaspidea
Superfamily: Haminoeoidea
Family: Haminoeidae
Subfamily: Haminoeinae
Genus: Liloa

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