Shell black, smooth and rounded. Opening white with a black cover (operculum). Shell up to 3 cm long.
Black Nerites are one of only two members of their group of molluscs found in southern Australia. The second species has a brown operculum covering the shell opening and occurs in eastern Victoria.
Mid to high intertidal areas of rocky shores.
New Zealand and southern Australia.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed