Conical shape, the height less than the width, with brown wavy lines running obliquely across the lower whorls and orange colouration near the apex. Abundant species at high shore levels along the southeastern coast.
Max Size: 2 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 12.5-19.8°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (26% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (3 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney