Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cypraeidae

Palmadusta asellus

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Specimens

Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Hutchinsontropod,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1999
found dead in 10m of water, also found one shell broken, obvoiusly eaten by something
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
Lamont Reef,  Australia
Size: 16mm    Collected: 2019
Under rocks on weather edge of reef. At low tide.
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
Uepi Is - Billy's point,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 2002
found dead in 10m of water,
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
The Hole,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 1984
on coral reef in coral crevise
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
Palmadusta asellus
The Gneerings, off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected:
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.