|Apertural view of Conus augur|
sensu Lightfoot, 1786 
The size of an adult shell varies between 45 mm and 76 mm. The creamy white shell is encircled by close rows of very small chestnut dots, with two bands of irregular brown markings, one above, the other below the middle of the body whorl. The spire is maculated with brown. 
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- Conus augur sensu Lightfoot, 1786 . Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 12 July 2011.
- George Washington Tryon, Manual of Conchology, vol. VI, p. 51; 1879]
- Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp.
- Tucker J.K. (2009). Recent cone species database. September 4th 2009 Edition
- The Conus Biodiversity website
- Gastropodscom: Vituliconus augur; accessed : 12 JUly 2011
- Cone Shells - Knights of the Sea
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