Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Conidae

Conus terebra

Born, 1778
Shell heavy, dull, sub cylindrical, rounded low spire; subungulate shoulder; body whorl staring of slightly convex sides, sculpture with even, regular spiral cords. Aperture narrow. Ê_Colour: pale yellow, white or mauve with two indistinct, lighter spiral bands centrally and at the shoulder; anterior darker; white aperture.


Specimens

Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Taurama Beach,  Papua New Guinea
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1984
found in sand close to coral reef in about 2m of water
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Charapoana Island,  Solomon Islands
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2000
found in dead in sand close to coral reef in about 5m of water
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Cassini Island,  Australia
Size: 60mm    Collected: Unknown
Buried in sand under coral slabs at 3-5m
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Uepi Is - Inside Point,  Solomon Islands
Size: 50mm    Collected: 2018
Found in sand on top of reef slope. area had large expanses of shallow sand and scattered coral bommies.
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Landoro Gardens,  Solomon Islands
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2000
found in sand close to coral reef in about 2m of water
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
Conus terebra
The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.