Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Crepidula immersa Angas, 1865

Elongate Slipper Limpet, Southern Slipper Limpet




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope, marine, shell, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

Attached to dead gastropod shells; to 350 m


General References

Beechey, D. 2007. Crepidula immersa Angas, 1865. (date accessed 23/01/2012)

Hedley, C. 1918. A checklist of the marine fauna of New South Wales. Part 1. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 51: M1–M120 [M57]

Hoagland, K.E. 1977. Systematic review of fossil and Recent Crepidula and discussion of evolution of the Calyptraeidae. Malacologia 16(2): 353-420 [380]

Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. A reference list of the marine Mollusca of New South Wales. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 11: 1–109 [44]

Ludbrook, N.H. 1957. The molluscan fauna of the Pliocene strata underlying the Adelaide Plains. IV — Gastropoda (Turritellidae to Struthiolariidae). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 80: 17-58, pl. 1-4 [52]

Macpherson, J.H. 1966. Port Phillip Survey 1957–1963. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne 27: 201–288 [217]

Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. Marine molluscs of Victoria. Melbourne : Melbourne University Press & National Museum of Victoria 475 pp. [131]

May, W.L. 1921. A Checklist of the Mollusca of Tasmania. Hobart, Tasmania : Government Printer 114 pp. [57]

May, W.L. 1923. An illustrated index of Tasmanian shells: with 47 plates and 1052 species. Hobart : Government Printer 100 pp. [Date published 31 July 1923] [pl. XXVI, fig. 19]

Verco, J.C. 1912. Shells from the Great Australian Bight. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 36: 206-232 [207]

Wilson, B. 1993. Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods. Kallaroo, Western Australia : Odyssey Publishing Vol. 1 408 pp. [164]


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
01-Jun-2021 CALYPTRAEOIDEA 25-Nov-2015 MODIFIED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
17-Jan-2012 MODIFIED