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Benthofascis pseudobiconica
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Shell of Benthofascis pseudobiconica (holotype in the MNHN, Paris)
Scientific classification

Benthofascis pseudobiconica is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc 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.

Description

The length of an adult shell varies between 12.8 mm and 42.4 mm, its diameter between 5.7 mm and 14.9 mm.


Distribution

This marine species is endemic to Australia and occurs off Northern Queensland.

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