Holicow - Holistic Coalition

Probably the best known of all the cowries and the most variable in size, shape and color. One of the largest cowries up to 130 mm. Its base is white and the dorsum usaually cream white with purple black spots, sometimes so sparse as to give the shell an almost albino appearance and sometimes so heavy as to make it look black.

 

Distribution: Samar, Bantayan Island