Fimbriate helmet shell

Commonly known as bonnet or helmet shells, sea snails of the genus Cassis are found in warm tropical waters such as those around Australia.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Common Name
fimbriate helmet shell
Simple Name
mollusc : shell
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)

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CASSIDAE: Cassis (Hypocassis) fimbriata Quoy & Gaimard: fimbriate helmet