Conus ammiralis

Linnaeus, 1758

Medium-sized to large, moderately solid to heavy.
Shoulder angulate. Last whorl usually with closely spaced weak to obsolete spiral ribs near base.
Ground colour white. Last whorl with 2-6 variably broad pale orange to dark brown spiral bands, containing dark spiral as well as axial lines and interrupted by small to large white tents. Below shoulder, at base and between colour bands, fine yellow to tan lines form a delicate network with fewer large white tents. Pattern occurs in varied designs.
Aperture white, occasionally orange-brown deep within.

[Cone Collector's Guide:]

off Coolum

49 mm
Collected 2012