Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa

Tellinella virgata

(Linnaeus, 1758)
Shell: medium, ranging from 30-75 mm.


Bribie Is,  Australia
Size: 0mm    Collected: 1985
No data.

Perfect Lagoon 21-186,  Australia
Size: 66mm    Collected: 2005
Collected on scuba at 13m in sand.

Big Sandy Reef 21-546,  Australia
Size: 55mm    Collected: 1993
Collected on scuba at 9m in sand. Dead.

Swains Reef,  Australia
Size: 75mm    Collected: 1970
No data.

Dingo Beach,  Australia
Size: 30mm    Collected: Unknown
dead collected in sand.

Dingo Beach,  Australia
Size: 23.29mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from sand on intertidal sand flats by hand [low tide].

Shark Bay,  Australia
Size: 41.98mm    Collected: Unknown
Collected from sand and ribbon weed in 2-3m.

Mbabanga Island,  Solomon Islands
Size: mm    Collected: 2016
in sand and weed on shallow silty reefy in 1m of water.

Talikud Island,  Philippines
Size: 57mm    Collected: 2018
Taken by Hookah diver.