This is the largest shell in the genus Phansianelle, the shell itself is thin and often found broken along the beach. The shell has many subtle variations in their colour and patterns all being smooth and shinny. The shape is elongated turban with the final whorl being wide and rounded.
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What habitats does Phasianella australis live in?
Sheltered environments among fronds of seaweeds and seagrasses
What is the distribution of Phasianella australis?
Southern mainland Australia and Tasmania
How big does Phasianella australis grow?
The shell height varies between 40 mm and 100 mm
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