Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Phalium bandatum

(Perry, 1811)
Shell: medium, ranging from 72-90 mm.


Yeppoon,  Australia
Size: 90mm    Collected: 2001
No data.

Yellow Patch,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1999
found dead in 5 meters of water in sand with some algae covered rocks northern end of Moreton island common in this area

Perigian Beach,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1996
found dead, washed up on beach. quite common in area

Island Head Creek,  Australia
Size: 90mm    Collected: Unknown
On sand bar at low tide.

Dingo Beach, Queensland,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2022
Collected from sand on exposed sand bars at 0.1 m by hand [low tide] at low tide. Collected by Cheryle Myles 14/7/2022

Cairns,  Australia
Size: 76.6mm    Collected: Unknown
Intertidal sand banks

De Grey River,  Australia
Size: 72.1mm    Collected: Unknown
crawling on exposed sand bar at low tide at night