Four side plates, forming a wide conical shape. Colour varies, including white, grey or purple. Opening diamond shape. Up to 1 cm high, 3 cm wide.
These barnacles attach to shaded rock surfaces, such as crevices where they are protected from waves. They also attach to abalone or mussel shells.
Sheltered areas of rocky shores, at mid to high tide levels.
New Zealand and southern Australia.
Plankton or Particles
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed