Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cypraeidae

Bistolida stolida

(Linnaeus, 1758)
Shell oblong ovate, ends slightly beaked with strong columellar teeth covering the base. Base yellowish with indistinct brown spots on sides; light orange blotches on each side of the anterior and posterior. Top blue-grey with indistinct brown spots and a large irregular central brown blotch.

[Wilson, B., 1992, p177]


Specimens

Bistolida stolida
Bistolida stolida
Bistolida stolida
Bohol,  Philippines
Size: 23.4mm    Collected: 2015
collected by local divers on walls of cave at night 15-20m bought 8/4/15
Bistolida stolida
Bistolida stolida
Bistolida stolida
Coral Coast,  Fiji
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1989
No data.
Bistolida stolida
Bistolida stolida
Bistolida stolida
The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1989
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.