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Molluscs of Tasmania

Anabathridae: Pisinna olivacea (Frauenfeld, 1867) (‘olivaceous false rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): olivacea Frauenfeld, 1867 diemenensis Petterd, 1894.

Typical shell-length 2.0 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Truncatelloidea
Family: Anabathridae
Genus: Pisinna

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