IUCN threat status:

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Description

The largest of all helmet shells, ;up to 35 cm. A very solid, heavy, rotund shell with large, horn-like knobs and a wide, flat base. Dorsally pale orange, base vivid orange, faintly marked with white and brown. Habitat: sand and coral rubble, often around reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997).

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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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