Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Haustellum tweedianum

(Macpherson, 1962)
Medium shell, creamy white to brown, soetimes tinged with pink and ornamented with brown blotches. Three prominent, rounded varicies per whorl, usually spineless, but occasionally with one or two sharp spines at the base of the varicies and anteriorly on the canal. Sculptured with gemmate, spiral striae which are occasionally yellowish. Aperture white, outer lip sharply, minutely dentate.

Fair, R. H. The Murex Book. Ruth Fair, 1976.


Cape Moreton,  Australia
Size: 65mm    Collected: Unknown
Trawled from 65 faths

Moreton Is,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: Unknown
trawled from 126m sand substrate collected 2016

Tin Can Bay,  Australia
Size: 60mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Yamba,  Australia
Size: 54mm    Collected: Unknown
Trawled from 60m.