Banded bonnet

Phalium bandatum

''Phalium bandatum'', common name the banded bonnet, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cassidae.

There is one subspecies: ''Phalium bandatum exaratum''
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Appearance

The size of an adult shell varies between 40 mm and 140 mm.

Distribution

This marine species occurs along the coasts of Japan, the Philippines and Northern Australia.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderLittorinimorpha
FamilyCassidae
GenusPhalium
SpeciesP. bandatum
Photographed in
Philippines