Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Epitoniidae

Epitonium imperiale

(G. B. Sowerby I, 1844)
Shell: moderately small, light, ranging from 22-32 mm. Whorls Joined. ; suture deeply impressed. Sculpture: smooth, with fine radial striations between the costae; 35 costae per whorl with each costa being fine, low, rolled back, and aligned across the whorls. Aperture ovate. Exterior colour fawn on earlier whorls, becoming white with suffuse fawn blotches, costae lighter.


Specimens

Amity Point, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 23mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

South Of Tangalooma, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 23mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Myora, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 25mm    Collected: 2001
No data.

Keppel Bay, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 22mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Hervey Bay, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 32mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

Woodmans Point, Western Australia,  Australia
Size: 26.1mm    Collected: Unknown
Buried in sand near anemones at 5-8m depth.