Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cassidae

Phalium areola

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Specimens

Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Double Island Point,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1999
found dead in sand on beach after heavy seas
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Hutchinsons Shoal,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in sand on coral reef
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Hummock Hill Island,  Australia
Size: 64.2mm    Collected: Unknown
on sand at low tide
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Shelly Beach Townsville,  Australia
Size: 76.5mm    Collected: Unknown
in sand on outer sand bar at extreme low tide taken at night
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Cape Keraudren,  Australia
Size: 51mm    Collected: 1989
On sand at night at extreme low tide. Always smaller and paler than teh QLD form
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Rabaul- Old,  Papua New Guinea
Size: 50mm    Collected: 1979
In sand at low tide.
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Phalium areola
Port Moresby,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 1983
bought at local markets