Polinices putealis Garrard, 1961
Description: Shell very glossy, pure white. Umbilicus wide, extending through to spire of shell. Callus narrow with small lobe extending across the umbilicus. Operculum corneous.
Size: Up to 24 mm high, 23 mm wide.
Distribution: Endemic to Australia; reported from Cairns, Qld, to Jervis Bay, NSW.
Habitat: Trawled in 100-350 m. Rare.
Comparison: The glossy, pure white shell and deep umbilicus distinguish this from other NSW species.
Figs. 1,2: Off Tweed Heads, NSW, in 128-137 m (C.309737)
Copyright Des Beechey 2000