Fern Buccinum Whelk

Cominella filicea Crosse & Fischer, 1864

Very similar to the Ribbed whelk this shell differs in its patterning and colouration

This species is listed as a variation or subspecies of C.eburnea however some list it as a speerate species more research is required to difine this species

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What habitats does Cominella filicea live in?

Lives intertidally and subtidally on rocks, sand and mud

What is the distribution of Cominella filicea?

Southrn Australia from WA to NSW including Tasmania

How big does Cominella filicea grow?

Can grow to around 35mm

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