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Shell up to 4 cm, with conspicuous flattened, cup-like scales interspersed by small, regular rows of nodules. Colour pale to greenish flecked with purplish-brown markings (often encrusted with light pink coralline algae). Smooth to faintly granular operculum with pale green centre. Habitat: upper eulittoral, in pools or under stones, Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997).


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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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