Amoria zebra (Leach, 1814)


Common at inshore areas of the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia. recorded from north of Mackay in Queensland south to Sydney, New South Wales.

Ecological Notes: 

Found in shallow water with sandy areas. Intertidal in sand to a depth of 55 m.

Additional Notes: 

Variable colour pattern, usually axial brown lines on a fawn background but unmarked white or golden shells appear in some localities. Grows to 70 mm but usually 30 - 50 mm.


The Seashells of New South Wales, Des Beechey, Senior Fellow, Australian Museum, Release 25. Website at Accessed 16/10/2018.