Slipper Limpet

Maoricrypta immersa Angas, 1865

The body of this species may be convex or almost flat. The males of this species are smaller than the female and are found attached to the shell of the female

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What habitats does Maoricrypta immersa live in?

Lives subtidally atttached to stones and the shells of living molluscs

What is the distribution of Maoricrypta immersa?

Southeastern and southwestern Australia From WA to NSW including Tasmania

How big does Maoricrypta immersa grow?

Can grow to around 25mm

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