Flamed Top Shell

Clanculus flagellatus Philippi, 1849

This species of marine snail's granulate shell has a conoid shape it is coloured white with branching brown to reddish purple stripes

How to identify Clanculus flagellatus?

What habitats does Clanculus flagellatus live in?

Lives subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed

What is the distribution of Clanculus flagellatus?

South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia

How big does Clanculus flagellatus grow?

The size of the shell varies between 12mm and 19mm

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