Wavy Volute

Amoria undulata (Lamarck, 1804)

The Wavy Volute is the most common species in this family and is a carnivore and feeds on other marine snails at night when they are active

How to identify Amoria undulata?

A solid shell that has a varible patern that normally features an orangish background with thin wavy brown lines, the foot also features wavy like lines

What habitats does Amoria undulata live in?

Lives subtidally on sand out to a depth of around 450m

What is the distribution of Amoria undulata?

Southern mainland Australia and Tasmania

How big does Amoria undulata grow?

Can grow to around 120mm whilst more typically 80 - 90mm

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