Normal length is between 15 and 35 mm. The body whorl is narrowly elongated conical in shape. The spire is elevated and scalariform, conical in profile. The protoconch is multispiral. Color pattern is variable but rather simple.
- Conus tornatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1833. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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