Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Epitonium imperiale

(G. B. Sowerby I, 1844)
Shell: small to moderately small, light, ranging from 11-32 mm. Whorls Joined. ; suture deeply impressed. Sculpture: smooth, with fine radial striae between the costae; 31-35 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.


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.

Burrum Heads, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 23.14mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.

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

Lucinda, Queensland,  Australia
Size: 11.28mm    Collected: 1969
Collected by beach collected.

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