Flattened oval shaped body with 8 shell sections (valves) surrounded by a fleshy girdle. Pink or pale cream, with dark mottled pattern. Up to 1 cm long.
This tiny species is common in Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, but several samples have also been collected from Western Port and Port Phillip. It grazes on algae for food.
Under rocks in shallow water, to depth of 60 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed