Shell characterised by the exterior having a sculpture of intersecting radial and concentric lines (striae), giving a tile like appearance. Shell up to 15 mm across.
This species attaches to rocks by threads called a byssus. It belongs to a group of bivalves that mainly occur in tropical waters of northern Australia, only three species live in Victorian waters.
Under stones or other substrates, from low tide areas to depths of several metres.
Most states of Australia.
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed