Phenatoma rosea, or the pink tower shell, is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Turridae.
This species is endemic
to New Zealand
The pink tower shell is found in fine sand down to depths of 90 m
The shell is large and solid, tall-spired
, strongly sculptured
with broad flattened spiral ridges, with linear interspaces, the whole cut into irregular, squarish nodes by numerous linear axial grooves.
The shell coloration is pale pink, and purple-rose within the aperture.
The shell height is up to 34 mm, and width is up to 11 mm.