False Limpets belong in the group known as pulmonates, meaning 'lung breathing'. They trap air under their shell when water covers them during high tides so that they can still breathe. They are likely to have had terrestrial ancestors. The shell is conical, wider than high, with straight, white ridges that radiate from the centre to the edge. Inside of shell brownors
What habitats does Siphonaria diemenensis live in?
Exposed rocks at all tide levels
What is the distribution of Siphonaria diemenensis?
How big does Siphonaria diemenensis grow?
Shell up to 3 cm long
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