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Molluscs of Tasmania

Nacellidae: Naccula parva (Angas, 1876) (‘small limpet’)

Synonym(s): parva Angas, 1878.
Typical shell-length 3.0 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seagrass. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA). There are as yet no confirmed records of this species in Tasmanian waters, although its presence here would not be surprising.

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Patellogastropoda
Order: Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Nacelloidea
Family: Nacellidae
Genus: Naccula
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