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Molluscs of Tasmania

Naticidae – Sininae: Sinum zonale (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (‘zoned sinum’)

Synonym(s): zonale Quoy & Gaimard, 1833 pauloconvexum Iredale, 1931.

Typical shell-length 30 mm. Resembles a Lamellaria, but larger, thicker and with striations. Lives subtidally in sand and mud, in sheltered environments. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread species; common in the N, but rare to the S.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Naticoidea
Family: Naticidae
Subfamily: Sininae
Genus: Sinum

Localities for Sinum zonale

Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Bicheno: Courland Bay
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Boltons Beach
Bridport: beach
Bruny Island: Neck Beach
Bruny Island (unlocalised)
Carlton: Park Beach
Clifton Beach (unlocalised)
Clifton Beach: western end
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Davey River: Carvers Point
D”Entrecasteaux Channel (unlocalised)
Dianas Beach (unlocalised)
Dover: beach
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
East Devonport: Moorland Beach
East Devonport: Pardoe Beach
East Devonport: Pardoe Point
E coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Bay
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Trousers Point
Flinders Island: Trousers Point: beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Hazards Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: The Hazards
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Greens Beach: main beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
Kettering: Trial Bay
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
Kingston Beach
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Low Head (unlocalised)
Maria Island: Bloodstone Beach
Maria Island: Shoal Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marion Bay (unlocalised)
Mayfield Beach to Mayfield Point
Middleton: foreshore
Narawntapu: Bakers Beach
Narawntapu: Copper Cove
Nine Mile Beach & Dolphin Sands
North Bruny Island: Miles Beach
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
Nubeena: White Beach
Orford: Shelly Beach (unlocalised)
Orford: Spring Beach
Peggs Beach: eastern end
Peggs Beach (unlocalised)
Peggs Beach: western end
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Planters Beach to Fishers Point
Port Arthur: Big Possum Beach
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Port Arthur: Point Puer & beach
Port Arthur: Stewarts Bay
Port Davey: Bond Bay
Randalls Bay
Ransons Beach
Rheban Beach
Rocky Cape: foreshore N of Picnic Beach
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Schouten Island: Crocketts Bay
Shearwater: Freers Beach
Sloping Lagoon: Lagoon Beach
Sloping Main Beach
Snug Beach
South Croppies Point
Stanley: Anthony Beach
Stanley: Circular Head
Stanley: East Inlet
Stanley: foreshore
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
Stanley: Halfmoon Bay
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Swansea: Jubilee Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Cosy Corner
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
The Gardens: Taylors Beach
Verona Sands

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