Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Naria poraria

(Linnaeus, 1758)
Shell: small, Ovate to sub-pyriform, ranging from 12-20 mm. Spire concealed. Teeth: 13 to 16 columellar teeth; 14 to 17 labral teeth. Sculpture: smooth, porcelaneous. Aperture elongate, narrow, slightly wider at anterior. Exterior colour fawn to pale tan; dorsum covered in white spots and diffuse brown spots with white centres; base white centrally; margins mauve; mantle line prominent.


Flat Rock,  Australia
Size: 20mm    Collected: 1970
No data.

Point Sampson,  Australia
Size: 19mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Coral Coast,  Fiji
Size: mm    Collected: 1989
No data.

Rabaul,  Papua New Guinea
Size: 19mm    Collected: Unknown
On intertidal reef under coral rubble

Marau Sound,  Solomon Islands
Size: 19mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Agana Bay,  Guam
Size: 19mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Palawan Is,  Philippines
Size: 12mm    Collected: 2015
collected by diver at 10-20m collected August 2015

Borongan,  Philippines
Size: 16.19mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from 150-200m with tangle nets.
special pattern.