Clio pyramidata Linnaeus, 1767
|Maximum size: 10 mm shell
length (Kay, 1979).
Shells of this species are transparent-white. They have a
flattened-pyramid shape with strong lateral keels.
Shells of Clio pyramidata are
common in sand samples. Live animals may occasionally be seen at night
in off-shore waters.
Big Island, Maui, Niihau, French Frigate Shoals and Midway:
Lesueur, 1813 is a synonym.
Photo: Matthew D'Avella: side: 3 miles off the Kona Coast, Big
Island; 12 m (40 ft) from the surface, at night; summer/fall, 2007.
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