Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Cribrarula gravida

Moretzsohn, 2002
Shell: moderately small, solid, ovate to pyriform, ranging from 25 mm. Spire concealed. Teeth: 15 to 19 columellar teeth; 18 to 19 labral teeth. Sculpture: smooth, porcelaneous. Similar to C cribraria, but body is more globose. Exterior colour white overlaid with light tan with clearly defined white spots; base and margins white.


Hutchinson,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2007
found dead in sand on coral reef in 15m of water

Fido's Reef,  Australia
Size: 25.2mm    Collected: Unknown
found dead in sand on coral reef in 10m of water