species: Coralliophila violacea in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Coralliophila violacea

©Anne Hoggett: Coralliophila violacea about 3.5 cm high, at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Coralliophila violacea about 3 cm high, at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.

©Graham Edgar: Coralliophila violacea at lagoon entrance channel, Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Neogastropoda
Family Muricidae
Genus Coralliophila
Species Coralliophila violacea



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 4 cm (Height)



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Page, A.J. (1987). The feeding behaviour and biology of selected corallivorous, prosobranch gastropods from the east coast of Australia, M.Sc. thesis, University of Queensland, Brisbane. LIRS catalog number 258.
  • 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.