Knobbly Rock Shell

Phycothais reticulata (Blainville, 1832)

This small species of murex snails or rock snails shell does vary in shape and appearance. The shell features a knobby spiral around the whorls with these knobs often apearing dark.

How to identify Phycothais reticulata?

What habitats does Phycothais reticulata live in?

Subtidally amoungst seaweeds and rocks

What is the distribution of Phycothais reticulata?

Southern Australia from NSW to WA including around Tasmania

How big does Phycothais reticulata grow?

Can grow to around 12mm

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