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Molluscs of Tasmania

Philinidae: Philine angasi (Crosse, 1865) (‘Angas’ bubble-shell’)

Synonym(s): angasi Crosse & Fischer, 1865.

Typical shell-length 40 mm. Lives subtidally in sand and mud in sheltered environments. Native. Occurs in southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA); also New Zealand. In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread species; commoner to the N.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Cephalaspidea
Superfamily: Philinoidea
Family: Philinidae
Genus: Philine

A-L Localities for Philine angasi

Ansons Bay
Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Beaumaris Beach
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Bellerive: Kangaroo Bay
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: Dora Point
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Blackman Bay: Long Spit: bay to E
Black River Beach
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Bridport: beach
Bridport: Lades Beach
Bridport (unlocalised)
Bruny Island (unlocalised)
Carlton: Park Beach
Clifton Beach (unlocalised)
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Coningham Beach
Coningham: foreshore
Cremorne: foreshore
Cremorne: Pipe Clay Lagoon
Croppies Point
D’Entrecasteaux Channel (unlocalised)
Derwent Estuary: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 23
Devonport: Coles Beach
Dianas Beach (unlocalised)
Dover: beach
Dunalley Bay
Dunalley (unlocalised)
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
East Devonport: beach & breakwater
Electrona: Peggys Beach
Flinders Island: Arthur Bay: Long Point
Flinders Island: Foochow Inlet
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Bay
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Lady Barron (unlocalised)
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Palana Beach
Flinders Island: Patriarch Beach
Flinders Island: Trousers Point
Flinders Island (unlocalised)
Frederick Henry Bay (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Hazards Beach
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Friendly Beaches
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Georges Bay: Humbug Point
Georges Bay: Moulting Bay (unlocalised)
Georges Bay: St Helens: foreshore
Georges Bay (unlocalised)
Greens Beach: main beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
Hellyer Beach
Hobart: Sandy Bay (unlocalised)
Howden: foreshore
Ida Bay (unlocalised)
King Island: Lavinia Beach: beach nr Lake Martha Lavinia
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Sea Elephant Bay: Cowper Point
King Island (unlocalised)
Kingston Beach
Koonya: Shelly Beach
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Lime Bay
Little Coningham Beach
Little Swanport (unlocalised)
Low Head (unlocalised)

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M-Z Localities for Philine angasi

Margate: Dru Point & Nierinna Creek mouth
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Shoal Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marion Bay (unlocalised)
Mayfield Beach to Mayfield Point
Midway Point: Penna Beach
Midway Point (unlocalised)
Monk Bay
Murdunna: Sommers Beach
Narawntapu: Bakers Beach
Narawntapu: Bakers Point & Springlawn Beach
Narawntapu: Griffiths Point
Narawntapu: Little Badger Head
Nine Mile Beach & Dolphin Sands
Norfolk Bay
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
North coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Northdown Beach
Okehampton Bay: Reids Beach
Opossum Bay: The Spit & Shelly Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Peggs Beach: eastern end
Peggs Beach (unlocalised)
Peggs Beach: western end
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Pitt Water (unlocalised)
Planters Beach to Fishers Point
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Port Arthur: Stewarts Bay
Port Davey: Bond Bay
Premaydena: Impression Bay
Primrose Sands
Ralphs Bay (unlocalised)
Randalls Bay
Robbins Island: Ransonnet Bay
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Rocky Cape (unlocalised)
Sandy Bay: Nutgrove Beach
Scamander: Steels Beach
Schouten Island: Crocketts Bay
Schouten Island: Sandspit Point
Shearwater: Freers Beach
Sisters Beach
Snug Beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Bay Lagoon
South Bruny Island: Great Taylors Bay
South Bruny Island: Old Jetty Beach
South Croppies Point
Stanley: Anthony Beach
Stanley: Circular Head
Stanley: East Inlet
Stanley: foreshore
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
Stanley: Green Hills: West Inlet entrance
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Stanley (unlocalised)
Stanley: West Inlet
Swansea: Jubilee Beach
Swansea (unlocalised)
Swanwick: foreshore
Tamar River: Bell Bay: Lawrences Bluff
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Cosy Corner
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
The Gardens: Taylors Beach
Tomahawk Beach
Verona Sands
Walker Island

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