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Conical Sand Snail

Conuber conicum


The 2 shells (pics 1 & 2) are of the same genus and speciesbut they vary in colour. the shells were bout 40 mm in length with the upper whorls being narrower than the last one.


Spotted in the tidal area - Port Phillip Bay


Conubers live in the mudflats and tidal areas. They lay their eggs in masses of jelly as in this spotting: Snails of this species feed on cockles as seen in this spotting:
Family: Naticidae
Subfamily: Polinicinae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.99, Long: 145.03

Spotted on May 25, 2018
Submitted on May 31, 2018

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