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Molluscs of Tasmania
Molluscs of Tasmania

Siphonariidae: Siphonaria funiculata Reeve, 1856 (‘corded siphon-shell’)

Synonym(s): funiculata Reeve, 1856 blainvillei Hanley, 1858 virgulata Hedley, 1915 oblivirgulata Hubendick, 1943.

Typical shell-length 30 mm. Lives intertidally attached to rocks, especially in moderately exposed environments. Native. Endemic to southern and eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and abundant species in the S, less so in the N.

Classification

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Pulmonata – Basommatophora
Superfamily: Siphonarioidea
Family: Siphonariidae
Genus: Siphonaria

A-L Localities for Siphonaria funiculata

Ansons Bay
Arthur River: Sundown Point
Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Bay of Fires: Break Yoke Beach to Pebbly Beach
Beaumaris Beach
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Bellingham
Bicheno
Bicheno: Cod Rock
Bicheno: Courland Bay
Bicheno: Diamond Island
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Bicheno: Rice Beach
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Binalong Bay
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: Dora Point
Binalong Bay: Jeanneret Beach
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Blackmans Bay
Boltons Beach
Bridport: Adams Beach
Bridport: beach
Bruny Island (unlocalised)
Burnie: Blythe Heads & estuary
Calverts Beach & Goats Bluff
Cape Barren Island: Thunder & Lightning Bay
Cape Portland: Lanoma Point
Cape Portland: Roses Bay
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Four Mile Creek: beach
Chain of Lagoons: Little Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Clarke Island: South Head
Clifton Beach (unlocalised)
Clifton Beach: western end
Cockle Creek Bay
Coles Bay: Bluestone Bay
Coles Bay: foreshore
Coles Bay: Gravelly Beach & Sleepy Bay
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay: Parsons Cove
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Coningham Beach
Coningham: foreshore
Cremorne: foreshore
Croppies Beach: northern end
Davey River: Carvers Point
Denison Beach: Porch Rocks
Denison Beach: rocks at southern end
Denison Beach (unlocalised)
D’Entrecasteaux Channel (unlocalised)
Devonport: Paradise Cove (unlocalised)
Dianas Beach (unlocalised)
Dodges Ferry: Okines Beach
Douglas River: beach
Dover: beach
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
Earlham: foreshore
East Devonport: beach & breakwater
East Ulverstone
East Ulverstone: Buttons Beach
East Wynyard: beach
E coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Eddystone Point (unlocalised)
Edgcumbe Beach
Falmouth: foreshore
Falmouth: Mariposa Beach
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Palana Beach
Flinders Island: Patriarch Beach
Flinders Island: Port Davies & Cave Beach
Flinders Island: Whitemark Beach
Fortescue Bay
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Frederick Henry Bay (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Bryans Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Cooks Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Hazards Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: The Hazards
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Friendly Beaches
Garden Island Sands
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Georges Bay: Burns Bay
Georges Bay: St Helens (unlocalised)
Granville Harbour: coast to N
Great Musselroe Bay
Greens Beach: main beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
Herlihys Bay: coast to E
Howrah Beach
Hunter Island (unlocalised)
Kettering foreshore
Kettering: Oyster Cove
King Island: Colliers Beach
King Island: Currie Harbour
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
King Island: Grassy Harbour
King Island: Halfmoon Bay
King Island: Little Porky Beach
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Pass River Bay
King Island: Red Hut Point
King Island: Surprise Bay
King Island: Yellow Rock Beach
Kingston Beach
Lauderdale: Bambra Reef
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Lime Bay
Lime Bay: Green Head
Little Coningham Beach
Little Musselroe Bay: northern end
Little Musselroe Bay: Tree Point area
Little Peggs Beach
Little Swanport: Saltworks Beach
Lymington: Drip Beach

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M-Z Localities for Siphonaria funiculata

Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Fossil Cliffs
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Maria Island: Hopground Beach
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Return Point
Maria Island: Shoal Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marion Bay: northern beaches
Marion Bay (unlocalised)
Marrawah: West Point
Mayfield Beach to Mayfield Point
Narawntapu: Badger Head
Narawntapu: West Head
Nine Mile Beach & Dolphin Sands
North Bruny Island: Bull Bay
North Bruny Island: Cape Queen Elizabeth
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Killora Bay
North Bruny Island: Killora: Rat Bay
North Bruny Island: Miles Beach
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
North Bruny Island: Roberts Point
North Bruny Island (unlocalised)
North coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Nubeena (unlocalised)
Nubeena: White Beach
Orford: East Shelly Beach
Orford: Luther Point
Orford: Millingtons Beach
Orford: Raspins Beach
Orford: Shelly Beach (unlocalised)
Orford: Spring Beach
Penguin: Johnsons Beach
Pipers Head
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Planters Beach to Fishers Point
Port Arthur: Little Possum Beach
Port Arthur: Safety Cove
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Cygnet: Sandrock Bay
Port Latta: Cowrie Point
Port Sorell (unlocalised)
Premaydena: Impression Bay
Randalls Bay
Rheban Beach
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Rocky Cape: Picnic Beach & rocks to S
Rocky Cape (unlocalised)
Sandy Bay: Nutgrove Beach
Scamander: Steels Beach
Scamander (unlocalised)
Schouten Island: Crocketts Bay
Schouten Island: Sandspit Point
Seymour Beach: northern end
Shearwater: Freers Beach
Ship Stern Bluff
Sloping Lagoon: Lagoon Beach
Sloping Main Beach
Snug Beach
South Arm: Fort Beach
South Arm: Pigeon Holes
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Cemetery Bluff
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: East Cove
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Grass Point
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: southern end
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Two Tree Point
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay (unlocalised)
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: western beach
South Bruny Island: Lighthouse Bay
South Bruny Island: Neck Beach: Blighs Rocks
South Croppies Point
Southport
Southport: Roaring Beach
Stanley: Circular Head
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
Stanley: Halfmoon Bay
Stephens Bay
Surveyors Bay
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Swansea: Cressy Beach
Swansea: Jubilee Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach: Shelly Point
Swansea: Lisdillon Beach
Swansea: Spiky Beach
Swansea (unlocalised)
Swanwick: foreshore
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Taroona: Hinsby Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Cosy Corner
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
The Gardens: Taylors Beach
Three Hummock Island: Ranger Retreat
Tinderbox Beach
Tinderbox: Bellendena: foreshore
Tinderbox: Fossil Cove
Tomahawk Beach
Triabunna: Plain Place Beach
Tunnel Bay
Verona Sands
West Ulverstone: Black Jack Rock
Weymouth: beach
Woodbridge: foreshore & Birchs Point
Woolnorth: Woolnorth Point
Wynyard: Fossil Bluff
Wynyard: Inglis River mouth

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