Shell small, with conical spire and ovate body whorl. Spiral sculpture of shallow, punctured spiral grooves. Aperture ovate, thickened inside the outer lip, with faint denticles; a shallow siphonal notch separated from the columella by a sharp tooth.
whitish with 6-9 interrupted reddish spiral lines on the body whorl.
common size :
The spiral bands are narrower, and labial denticles are less conspicuous than in the related Tropical Atlantic species Angiola lineata (Da Costa, 1778). The relationships with related Indo-Pacific related taxa such as A. fasciata (Pease, 1868) are yet to be investigated.
BIOLOGY / ECOLOGY
under rocks along the shore.