Nodopelagia brazieri (Angas, 1877)


Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia, recorded from Caloundra in southern Queensland to Woolgoolga New South Wales.

Ecological Notes: 

Found under rocks on rocky shores, intertidal and subtidal.

Additional Notes: 

Whorls sculptured with 7 or 8 axial folds per whorl. Surface irregular due to numerous axial growth lines. Columella smooth, aperture, white or yellowish-brown. Light brown externally with a thin brown periostracum. Grows to 37 mm commonly 25 mm in length.


The Seashells of New South Wales, Des Beechey, Senior Fellow, Australian Museum, Release 25. Website at Accessed 09/11/2018.