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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Pyreneola fulgida (Reeve, 1859) (‘gleaming dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): fulgida Reeve, 1859 interrupta Angas, 1865 angasi Brazier, 1871 minuta Tenison-Woods, 1876 tenisoni Tryon, 1883.
Typical shell-length 4.5 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


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

Localities for Pyreneola fulgida

Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Beechford: foreshore
Bicheno: Governor Island
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: Jeanneret Beach
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach: southern end
Bridport: East Sandy Point
Burnie: Blythe Heads & estuary
Cape Barren Island (unlocalised)
Cape Portland: Home Beach
Clarke Island: Black Point
Clayton: foreshore
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Conical Harbour
Curtis Island
Devonport: Coles Beach
East Devonport: Pardoe Beach
East Devonport: Pardoe Point
East Ulverstone
East Wynyard: beach
Flinders Island: Arthur Bay: Long Point
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Fisher Island
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Yellow Beaches
Flinders Island: Leeka: foreshore towards Twelve Hour Point
Flinders Island: Lillies Bay
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: The Dock
Frederick Henry Bay (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Friendly Beaches
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Goat Island: foreshore of island and nearby mainland
Greens Beach: main beach
Hawley Beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
King Island: Colliers Beach
King Island: Currie Harbour
King Island: Ettrick Beach
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
King Island: Grassy Harbour
King Island: Little Porky Beach
King Island: Seal Point
King Island (unlocalised)
Leith: foreshore
Leith: Lillico Beach
Little Coningham Beach
Little Musselroe Bay: Tree Point area
Low Head: East Beach
Maatsuyker Island
Maria Island: Bloodstone Point
Maria Island: Encampment Cove
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marrawah: West Point
Narawntapu: Bakers Point & Springlawn Beach
Narawntapu: Copper Cove
North Bruny Island: Bull Bay
North West coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Orford: West Shelly Beach
Penguin: Lonah & Lodders Point
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Port Arthur: Little Possum Beach
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Davey: Whalers Cove
Port Latta: Cowrie Point
Randalls Bay
Smithton: Duck Bay: Picnic Point
Somerset: foreshore
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Stanley (unlocalised)
Swansea (unlocalised)
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
Tinderbox Beach
Triabunna: Plain Place Beach
Ulverstone (unlocalised)
Waterhouse Point
West Ulverstone: foreshore

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