Myurella nebulosa (Sowerby, 1825)

Distribution: 

Rare in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Distributed throughout the Indo-West Pacific. In Australia recorded from northern Western Australia, Queensland and northern New South Wales.

Ecological Notes: 

Frequents sandy habitat, where it burrows down to a depth approximately its own length. Found in depths of at least 165 m.

Additional Notes: 

All terebids are carnivorous and thought to prey on worms. Grows to at least 40 mm in length.

References: 

The Seashells of New South Wales, Des Beechey, Senior Fellow, Australian Museum, Release 25. Website at https://seashellsofnsw.org.au/Terebridae/Pages/Terebra_nebulosa.htm. Accessed 11/11/2018.

Atlas of Living Australia website at https://bie.ala.org.au/search?q=terebra+nebulosa. Accessed 11/11/2018.