Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Barbatia foliata

(Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)


Tangalooma Wrecks,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1989
found dead in sand and coarse shell and coral rubble 2m of water

Wild Cattle Island,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1986
found dead in mud in mangrove swamp at the mouth of a creek

Minnie Waters, Sth Headland,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1989
found uattached to the underside of a rock buried in sand

naru wall,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
found dead on coral reef. Many live specimens in area. They live embedded in a hole in the rock attached by byssus