Mussel Drill

Bedeva paivae (Crosse, 1864)

The shell of this species features an angled body whorl with around 15 spiral ribs below the shoulder and 3 to 5 above, these ribs may be scaly. There are 9 broad axial folds and the outer lip has around 7 teeth.

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What habitats does Bedeva paivae live in?

Intertidal under rocks, among mussel or oyster beds, or in seagrass beds

What is the distribution of Bedeva paivae?

From QLD to WA including around Tasmania

How big does Bedeva paivae grow?

Can grow to around 32mm

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