Graphicomassa ligula (Duclos, 1840)
Uncommon in Solitary Islands Marine Park. Recorded from the Indo-West Pacific region, more common in tropical waters. In Australia recorded from Fremantle in Western Australia, across the north and rarely south to Sydney on the east coast.
Frequents sand and rubble substrate, intertidal to 15 m depth.
Colour may be uniformly white, have irregular brown streaks as pictured here or be mottled fawn and white. Previously known as Mitrella albina.
Grows to about 17mm.
Neville Coleman, 2002 Sea Shells, Catalogue of Indo-Pacific Mollusca. Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic Pty Ltd, 2003. p.109.
Atlas of Living Australia website at https://bie.ala.org.au/search?q=Graphicomassa+ligula. Accessed 07/11/2018.
Palomares, M.L.D. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2018. SeaLifeBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.sealifebase.org, version (06/2018). https://www.sealifebase.ca/summary/Graphicomassa-ligula.html. Accessed 07/11/2018.