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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Pseudamycla miltostoma (Tenison-Woods, 1877) (‘milky-mouthed dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): miltostoma Tenison-Woods, 1877 unisulcata Kobelt, 1892.
Typical shell-length 10 mm. The extent of brown overlay varies: specimens from the S tend to be more uniformly brown. Lives subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and common species, especially in the SE.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Columbellidae
Subfamily: Atiliinae
Genus: Pseudamycla

Localities for Pseudamycla miltostoma

Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Bridport: beach
Cape Portland: Home Beach
Cape Portland: Petal Point
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Clarke Island: Black Point
Clifton Beach: western end
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay: Parsons Cove
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
Earlham: foreshore
Flinders Island: Lady Barron (unlocalised)
Flinders Island: Lillies Bay
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Palana Beach
Flinders Island: Patriarch Beach
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Freycinet Peninsula: Cooks Beach
Garden Island Sands
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
Hellyer Beach
Howden: foreshore
Hunter Island (unlocalised)
Kettering foreshore
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
Kingston Beach
Lagoon River: mouth
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Little Peggs Beach
Little Swanport: Saltworks Beach
Low Head (unlocalised)
Margate: Dru Point & Nierinna Creek mouth
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Marion Bay (unlocalised)
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 04
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 07
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Ford Bay
North Bruny Island: Killora Bay
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
North coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Nubeena: White Beach
Orford: East Shelly Beach
Orford: Emerald Beach
Pittwater Bluff: foreshore to W
Port Latta: Cowrie Point
Primrose Point
Primrose Sands
Randalls Bay
Rheban Beach
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Rocky Cape: Mary Anne Cove area
Rocky Cape: Picnic Beach & rocks to S
Sloping Lagoon: Lagoon Beach
Sloping Main: Black Jack Point
South Arm: Fort Beach
South coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Stanley: Anthony Beach
Stanley: Circular Head
Stanley: Halfmoon Bay
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Swanwick: foreshore
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Taroona: Hinsby Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Seatons Cove
Three Hummock Island: Rape Bay
Tinderbox Beach

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