Cavolinia inflexa (Lesueur, 1813)
|Maximum size: 6 mm shell
The shells of this species are transparent-white with amber highlights.
They have fine striae, a flattened profile and a curved apex..
Shell fragments of
are moderately common in sand samples. Live animals are rarely seen at night in near-shore waters.
Big Island, Maui, Niihau and Midway: circumglobal.
Photo: Doug Perrine: not sexually mature: off the Kona Coast, Big Island; 6-12 m (20-40 ft); at night; Dec. 4, 2017.
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