The size of an adult shell varies between 43 mm and 80 mm. The solid shell is narrow, with a concavely elevated spire and a sharp apex. The body whorl is distantly grooved towards the base. The shell has a flesh color, everywhere veined and clouded with reddish chestnut flexuous lines and spots. The aperture is rosy white. 
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- Tucker J.K. (2009). Recent cone species database. September 4th 2009 Edition