Southern Wentletrap

Opalia australis Lamarck, 1822

Shell uniformly white-grey with regular thick ribs from the opening to the tip. Opening oval with a thickened lip


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What habitats does Opalia australis live in?

Under rocks at the low intertidal and shallow intertidal zones, associated with sea anemones

What is the distribution of Opalia australis?

Southern mainland Australia and Tasmania

How big does Opalia australis grow?

Can grow to around 40mm

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