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Bullina vitrea
Pease, 1860
 
Bullina vitrea: shell
Maximum size:  12 mm shell length (Severns, 2011).

Identification:  This species usually has a beige-white shell with two spiral black or brown lines (although the lines may be absent in some). It is more slender than the shells of Bullina lineata.

Natural history:  Bullina vitrea is a rare species known from only a few animals found in sand at depths of 1 m (3 ft) (Kay, 1979). Shells have been dredged to depths of 70 m (230 ft) (Severns, 2011).

Distribution:  Oahu: widely distributed in the western & central Pacific.

Taxonomic notes:  It was first reported from Hawaii in Pease, 1860.

Photo:  CP: 8.7 mm: Bishop Museum lot # 8852.

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