Small strongly ribbed volute generally lives in pockets of sand on reefs with exposure to waves or currents. The animal is a voracious predator of other molluscs, hunting across the sand surface at night.
Habitat: Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Vulnerable
Occurrence: Infrequent (4% 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: Solitary (1 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