Flattened oval shaped body with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle. Usually cream to red-brown, or blue-green to black. Up to 4 cm long.
This uncommon species tends to prefer rocks in areas of sand or mud.
Under rocks in tidal areas, to depth of 9 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed