Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Muricidae

Chicoreus damicornis

(Headley, 1903)
Shell somewhat thisn, shoulders distinct. Three varicies per whorl, ornamented at the shoulder with one long, strong, spine bifurcated at the tip and several shorter open fronds connected by webbing. Three sharp, slightly curved spines on the recurved canal. Colour cream to brown, aperture white.

Fair, R. H. The Murex Book. Ruth Fair, 1976.


Specimens

Chicoreus damicornis
Chicoreus damicornis
Chicoreus damicornis
Fraser Is,  Australia
Size: 39mm    Collected: 2015
trawled by fishing boat from 60m [bought 22/03/2015]
Chicoreus damicornis
Chicoreus damicornis
Chicoreus damicornis
Moreton Is,  Australia
Size: 39.2mm    Collected: 2015
Trawled from 80-120m on sand substrate has operculum Collected 1980.
Chicoreus damicornis
Chicoreus damicornis
Chicoreus damicornis
Moreton Is,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: Unknown
trawled from 126m sand substrate collected 2016
Chicoreus damicornis
Chicoreus damicornis
Chicoreus damicornis
Eden,  Australia
Size: 46mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.