Scientific name Latirus polygonus
|Similar Latirus, Latirus gibbulus, Dolicholatirus, Filifusus filamentosus, Opeatostoma pseudodon|
Latirus polygonus, common name : short-tailed latirus, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fasciolariidae, the spindle snails, the tulip snails and their allies.
The shell size varies between 25 mm and 105 mm
This species is distributed in the Red Sea and in the Indian Ocean along Tanzania, Aldabra, Chagos, Madagascar, the Mascarene Basin and in the Western Pacific Ocean