Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cypraeidae

Palmadusta asellus

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Specimens

Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Hutchinson's Shoal,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1999
found dead in 10m of water, also found one shell broken, obvoiusly eaten by something
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Lamont Reef,  Australia
Size: 16mm    Collected: 2019
Under rocks on weather edge of reef. At low tide.
Palmadusta asellus   forma  latefasciata
Palmadusta asellus   forma  latefasciata
Palmadusta asellus   forma  latefasciata
Keppel Island,  Australia
Size: 23mm    Collected: Unknown
Under rocks on exposed reef. Low tide.
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Uepi Is - Billy's point,  Solomon Islands
Size: 0mm    Collected: 2002
found dead in 10m of water,
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Uepi Point,  Solomon Islands
Size: 15mm    Collected: 2018
Dead in sand on reef slope at about 10m
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected:
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.