The shells of this species are solid and quite heavy. Exterior shell colour variable, from more or less cream with a few brown markings, to a solid brown broken only by a few paler radial rays. Shell up to 5 cm across.
Two related but smaller species also live in Victorian waters and can be difficult to assign to a species. They are preyed upon by sea snails (gastropod species in the family Naticidae and Muricidae), sea stars and fish.
In sand, to depth of 10 m.
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed