Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Muricidae

Dicathais orbita

(Gmelin, 1791)


Specimens

Dicathais orbita
Dicathais orbita
Dicathais orbita
Shag Rock,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1998
found in 1m of water on rock in crash zone shells are worn quite smooth common in area
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Caloundra [Nth Headland],  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1999
found in 2m of water on a rocky reef platform, 4m from shore
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Yellow Patch,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1999
found dead in 5 meters of water in sand with some algae covered rocks northern end of moreton island
Dicathais orbita
Dicathais orbita
Dicathais orbita
Point Cartwright,  Australia
Size: 48mm    Collected: 2018
in rock pools with sand and algae on intertidal rock platform at low tide.
Dicathais orbita
Dicathais orbita
Dicathais orbita
Caloundra [Nth Headland],  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1999
found in 2m of water on a rocky reef platform, 4m from shore
Dicathais orbita
Dicathais orbita
Dicathais orbita
Obsevatory Point,  Australia
Size: 81mm    Collected: Unknown
On intertidal rocks among kelp, barnacles and limpets.
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Dicathais orbita   forma  textilosa
Penguin Island,  Australia
Size: 55mm    Collected: Unknown
Among weed on limestone reef at low tide.