species: Terebra babylonia in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Terebra babylonia

©Barbara Banks: Terebra babylonia about 8 cm long at Clam Garden, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Terebra babylonia 5 cm long in the lagoon entrance channel, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Neogastropoda
Family Terebridae
Genus Terebra
Species Terebra babylonia



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 10 cm (length according to Wilson, 1994)



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Wilson, B.R. (1994). Australian Marine Shells: 2. Prosobranch gastropods Odyssey Publishing, Kallaroo, Western Australia.

Other references

  • Robertson, R. (1981). List of shell-bearing mollusks observed and collected at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Tryonia, 4: 1-32. LIRS catalog number 403.