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Creseis acicula
(Rang, 1828)
 
Creseis acicula: shell
Maximum size:  3.9 mm shell length (larger fragments suggest a length of  around 10 mm).

Identification:  This species has a  very slender, transparent-white, conical shell.

Natural history:  Fragments of Creseis acicula shells are moderately common in sand samples.

Distribution:  Maui and Midway: circumglobal.

Taxonomic notes:  Creseis clava (Rang, 1828) is a synonym.

Photo:   CP: composite photo, 4 shells; largest 3 mm: from a sand sample provided by Mike Severns and PF; off Makena, Maui; Nov. 27, 1991.

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