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Molluscs of Tasmania

Tateidae: Tatea rufilabris (A. Adams, 1862) (‘red-lipped hydrobia’)

Synonym(s): rufilabris A. Adams, 1862 kesteveni Iredale, 1943.
Typical shell-length 4.5 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Truncatelloidea
Family: Hydrobiidae
Genus: Tatea

Localities for Tatea rufilabris

Bathurst Channel
Bathurst Harbour: Celery Top Islands
Beechford: foreshore
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Black River Beach: southern end
Bridport: beach
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Forth River: mouth
Glenorchy: Claremont: Cadburys
Huon Estuary: foreshore by eastern road
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
Kingston Beach
Latrobe: Mersey River
Macquarie Harbour: Kelly Basin
Margate: Dru Point & Nierinna Creek mouth
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Melaleuca Inlet
Moulting Lagoon: Swan River mouth
Nubeena: White Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Orford: West Shelly Beach
Petcheys Bay
Richmond: Coal River estuary
Scamander: Wrinklers Beach
Sorell: Orielton Lagoon
Strahan (unlocalised)
Stumpys Bay (unlocalised)
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Swansea: Meredith River: mouth
Tamar River: Bell Bay: Big Bay
Tamar River: Bell Bay: Deceitful Cove
Tamar River: Blackwall: foreshore
Tamar River: Devils Elbow
Tamar River: Dilston: foreshore
Tamar River: East Arm
Tamar River: George Town: foreshore
Tamar River: George Town: York Cove
Tamar River: Gravelly Beach
Tamar River: Hillwood: foreshore
Tamar River: Launceston (unlocalised)
Tamar River: Legana: Freshwater Point
Tamar River: Lone Pine Point
Tamar River: Masseys Creek mouth
Tamar River: Middle Arm
Tamar River: Middle Arm: Cobblestone Creek
Tamar River: Middle Arm: Shag Head
Tamar River: Mowbray Point
Tamar River: Native Point
Tamar River: Robigana: Supply River: mouth
Tamar River: Rosevears: foreshore
Tamar River: Swan Bay
Tamar River: Swan Point to Little Swan Point
Tamar River: West Arm
Tamar River: West Arm: Andersons Creek
Tamar River: Windermere: foreshore
Tamar River: York Town: creek mouth
Tasmania (unlocalised)
Wattle Grove: foreshore

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