Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Conus striatus

Linnaeus, 1758
Shell: medium, obconic , ranging from 60-76 mm.


Hutchinson,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
found in sand n coral reef inamongst coral rocks

Sykes Reef,  Australia
Size: 75mm    Collected: 2019
Found dead in sand and coral rubble on weather edge of the reef.

Lamont Reef,  Australia
Size: 76mm    Collected: 2019
In sand and coral rubble, under rocks and coral slabs on intertidal reef. Located on weather edge of the reef.

Cassini Island,  Australia
Size: 66.53mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected by diver.

Gabutu Beach,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 1984
found semi buried in sand, under a rock just near clumps of sea grass close to a coral reef, on lagoon side of reef. shell had orange periostracum and a predominance of white on the shell

Rabaul- Old,  Papua New Guinea
Size: 56.8mm    Collected: 1960
Collected by scuba diver.

Espiritu Santo,  Vanuatu
Size: 64.7mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected by diver.

Nimitz Beach,  Guam
Size: 89.66mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected by scuba diver.

Pondichery,  India
Size: 60.2mm    Collected: Unknown
Trawled from 30.48 m-45.72 m [100-150

Subspecies: Conus striatus juliaallaryae  (T. Cossignani, 2013)

Aden,  Yemen
Size: 68.54mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from sand on coral reef at 17.3 m by scuba diver.

Philippines,  Philippines
Size: 69.71mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected:
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.