Flattened oval shaped body with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle. Colour variable, including dark green, brown, or white, with or without a pale stripe along the middle. Up to 7 cm long.
One author saw a difference in how coarse the ridges are on the shell of this species and as a result split it into two sub species: one that occurs in western Victoria, and one that lives in eastern Victoria.
Under rocks in sheltered tidal pools, below mid tide level to depth of 28 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed