Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Placamen lamellatum

(Rôding, 1798)
Shell: moderately small to medium, ranging from 20-43 mm.


Pots Point,  Australia
Size: 43mm    Collected: 1987
dredged from sand.

Bribie Is,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2001
found dead in sand on beach. very worn shell.

Kurrimine Beach,  Australia
Size: 30mm    Collected: 1989
No data.

Cape Cleveland,  Australia
Size: 27mm    Collected: 1978
No data.

Cape Cleveland,  Australia
Size: 25mm    Collected: 1978
No data.

Pancake Creek,  Australia
Size: 21mm    Collected: 1998
In sandy mud at low tide.

Shoal Point,  Australia
Size: 27mm    Collected: 2000
Live collected at low tide.

Turkey Beach,  Australia
Size: 22mm    Collected: 2003
No data.

Shoal Point,  Australia
Size: 20mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

South Passage, Shark Bay,  Australia
Size: 23.23mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from sand and weed at 3-5m.

Broome,  Australia
Size: 29.45mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected buried in sand and partially exposed at extreme low tide.