Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cypraeidae

Naria labrolineata

(Gaskoin, 1849)
Shell: small to moderately small, Ovate, ranging from 15-20 mm. Teeth: 14 to 17 columellar teeth; 14 to 17 labral teeth. Sculpture: smooth, porcelaneous.


Specimens

forma: nashi  (Iredale, 1931)
This form is from Queensland, Northern NSW. Teeth short; sparse dorsal spots.
Hutchinsons Shoal,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2013
found dead in crevice on coral reef at about 15m Also found another 2 specimens in the same area on 12/2/2017 at about 15m See dive log #266

forma: nashi  (Iredale, 1931)
This form is from Queensland, Northern NSW. Teeth short; sparse dorsal spots.
Hutchinsons Shoal,  Australia
Size: 20.44mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in sand on reef in 10m of water

forma: nashi  (Iredale, 1931)
This form is from Queensland, Northern NSW. Teeth short; sparse dorsal spots.
Hutchinsons Shoal,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1999
found dead in sand on the oceanic side of the reef shell has lost its lustre, but the pattern is still visable

forma: nashi  (Iredale, 1931)
This form is from Queensland, Northern NSW. Teeth short; sparse dorsal spots.
Hutchinsons Shoal,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2003
found dead in sand on coral reef

forma: nashi  (Iredale, 1931)
This form is from Queensland, Northern NSW. Teeth short; sparse dorsal spots.
Hutchinsons Shoal,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2003
found dead in sand on coral reef

forma: nashi  (Iredale, 1931)
This form is from Queensland, Northern NSW. Teeth short; sparse dorsal spots.
The Wrecks to Myora Light,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1989
found under slabs of coral with sand, mud and coral rubble bottom 0.4m tide

forma: helenae  (Roberts, 1869)
This form from Melanesia. Dorsal and marginal spots large and dense.
Naru Wall,  Solomon Islands
Size: 15.13mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in sand and coral rubble on coral reef in 5m

forma: helenae  (Roberts, 1869)
This form from Melanesia. Dorsal and marginal spots large and dense.
Hot Spot,  Solomon Islands
Size: 15.08mm    Collected: 2000
found at 5m on coral reef dead in sand also saw one under a rock sitting on eggs.

forma: helenae  (Roberts, 1869)
This form from Melanesia. Dorsal and marginal spots large and dense.
Charapoana Island,  Solomon Islands
Size: 15.8mm    Collected: 2000
found dead in sand and coral rubble on coral reef at 10m

forma: helenae  
This form from Melanesia. Dorsal and marginal spots large and dense.
Uepi Point,  Solomon Islands
Size: 15.21mm    Collected: 2002
found dead in sand and coral rubble on coral reef at 10m

Amity Point,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2016
forma: nashi Collected by diver. Courtesy D Preston.

Gold Coast,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2011
forma: nashi Collected by diver. Courtesy D Preston.

The Gneerings off Mooloolabah,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1999
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.