Shell conical, wider than high, with straight, white ridges that radiate from the centre to the edge. Inside of shell brown. Shell up to 3 cm long.
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.
Exposed rocks at all tide levels.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed