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Benthofascis angularis
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Shell of Benthofascis angularis (holotype at the MNHN, Paris)
Scientific classification

Benthofascis angularis is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conorbidae.

These snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.


The length of an adult shell attains 27 mm, its diameter 11.1 mm.


This marine species is endemic to Australia and occurs off Southwestern Australia.


Maximum recorded depth is 30 m.

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