Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

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.


Fraser Is,  Australia
Size: 38.15mm    Collected: 2015
trawled by fishing boat from 60m [bought 22/03/2015]

Moreton Is,  Australia
Size: 39.2mm    Collected: 2015
Trawled from 80-120m on sand substrate has operculum Collected 1980.

Moreton Is,  Australia
Size: 48.19mm    Collected: Unknown
trawled from 126m sand substrate collected 2016

Ulladulla,  Australia
Size: 41.58mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Eden,  Australia
Size: 38.69mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.