This shell is one of the five species which have been confounded with Strombus auris dianae; it is most like S. zelandiae, n. Chemn.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
The well-known Strombus luhuanus lives on sand among the reefs at Eagle Island.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
Genres Strombus, Rostellaria, Murex.
"Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution" by Alpheus Spring Packard
Strombus exustus, 134 lentiginosus, ib.
"Zoological Illustrations, Volume III" by William Swainson