Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Coralliophila costularis (Lamarck, 1816)

Ornamented Coral Shell, The Small-ribbed Purpura

Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific, from Red Sea

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Coral, coral reef, intertidal, marine, shallow subtidal, subtidal.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
01-Jun-2021 MURICIDAE 22-Feb-2012 MOVED Mr Des Beechey (AM) Ingo Burghardt (AM) Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
01-Jun-2021 12-Oct-2011 ADDED
06-Oct-2011 MODIFIED