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Families Trochidae Turbinidae Angariidae Littorinidae Xenophoridae
Family Strombidae PLATE 4 Family Strombidae
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aperture white attractive species Average length 40 axial ribs base white beads body whorl Bougainville Island brown bands brown blotches brown spots canal central Indo-Pacific collectors columella common species Conus coral reefs cowry cream to fawn creamy-white Cymbiola Cypraea dark brown dorsal Dredged eastern Papua FAMILY Figured specimen ﬁne GMELIN grey Guinea Gulf of Papua heavy shell HWAss Indo-Pacific range intertidal LAMARCK length 25 light brown LINNE longitudinal Manus Island mauve metres Moderately rare narrow nodules at shoulder nodulose north Australia North-west Australia operculum orange orange-brown ornamented outer lip ovate Paciﬁc Pacific range Philippines pink Port Moresby Port Moresby Harbour preceding species prominent Queensland Rabaul Reasonably common reddish-brown REEVE ridges RöDING Samarai sculptured Siassi Islands smooth solid shell soweRBY spines spinous spiral bands spiral ribs spiral rows squarish streaks Strombus suture Terebra Trobriand Islands tropical Uncommon Ventral view Vexillum west New Britain white shell yellow Yule Island