Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Arcidae

Arca avellana

Lamarck, 1819


Specimens

Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Bribie Is,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2002
found dead in sand on beach- worn shell
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Faraday Reef,  Australia
Size: 40mm    Collected: 1984
No data.
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Hallthompson Reef,  Australia
Size: 25mm    Collected: 1984
No data.
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Hot Spot,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in sand, but many live specimens observed living in holes in the rock, with the hinge facing out . The animal closes its shell and pulls it back into the hole when approached
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Arca avellana
Uepi Is - Billy's point,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in sand, but many live specimens observed living in holes in the rock, with the hinge facing out . The animal closes its shell and pulls it back into the hole when approached