Microshells

Shall shells under 10mm

These shells were all found dead in sand and beach drift on Shelly Beach, Caloundra. 

Approximately a litre bucket of sand held at least 36 species of microshell.

Coriophora cnodax
Coriophora cnodax
Coriophora granosa
Coriophora granosa
Hedleytriphora innotabilis
Hedleytriphora innotabilis
Mastonia cingulifera
Mastonia cingulifera
Mastonia funebris
Mastonia funebris
Cerithium zebrum
Cerithium zebrum
Cerithium cf. albolineatum
Cerithium cf. albolineatum
Cerithium egenum
Cerithium egenum
Euthymella elegans
Euthymella elegans
Clypeomorus petrosa petrosa
Clypeomorus petrosa petrosa
Mastonia vulpina
Mastonia vulpina
Obesula albovittata
Obesula albovittata
Epitonium minorum
Epitonium minorum
Epitonium minorum
Epitonium minorum
Mastonia vulpina
Mastonia vulpina
Diodora ticaonica
Diodora ticaonica
Cantharidella picturata
Cantharidella picturata
Reticunassa paupera
Reticunassa paupera
Angiola lineata
Angiola lineata
Euchelus atratus
Euchelus atratus
Vaceuchelus foveolatus
Vaceuchelus foveolatus
Herpetopoma rubrum
Herpetopoma rubrum
Zebina tridentata
Zebina tridentata
Mitrella scripta
Mitrella scripta
Pictocolumbella ocellata
Pictocolumbella ocellata
Euplica varians
Euplica varians
Cleotrivia globosa
Cleotrivia globosa
Proterato lachryma
Proterato lachryma
Phasianotrochus eximius
Phasianotrochus eximius
Pseudodaphnella barnardi
Pseudodaphnella barnardi
Phasianella solida
Phasianella solida
Plesiotrochus monachus
Plesiotrochus monachus
Alaba monile
Alaba monile
Naticarius lineozonus
Naticarius lineozonus

Shelly Beach
Caloundra

found dead in sand and beach drift around rocks and high tide mark.
Collected 2018