Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cypraeidae

Staphylaea limacina

(Lamarck, 1810)


Specimens

Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
The Wrecks to Myora Light,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1989
found on underside of coraline rock in area of muddy sand and sea grass. 0.4m tide
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Alexandra Headland,  Australia
Size: 25mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.
Staphylaea limacina   forma  facifer
Staphylaea limacina   forma  facifer
Staphylaea limacina   forma  facifer
Myora light,  Australia
Size: 31mm    Collected: 1997
No data.
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Rosemary Island,  Australia
Size: 30mm    Collected: Unknown
Under coral slabs or rubble reef at extreme low tide.
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Bohol,  Philippines
Size: mm    Collected: 1985
No data.
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Mactan Island,  Philippines
Size: 24.52mm    Collected: Unknown
Under coral slabs on reef at 8-10m depth.
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Punta Engano,  Philippines
Size: 23mm    Collected: Unknown
On shallow reefs.
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Pemba Island,  Tanzania
Size: 17.1mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected on shallow reefs at low tide by local collectors.
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Gold Coast,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2018
forma facifer Photographed by diver. Courtesy D Preston.
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
Staphylaea limacina
The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
forma consobrina Collected by diver Courtesy D Preston.