The size of an adult shell varies between 22 mm and 58 mm. The shell is ovately conical and rather solid. The spire is broadly channeled and at the base distantly grooved. The color of the shell is white, with rust-brown flexuous longitudinal flames, and a white central band, with revolving row of spots.
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