Cuvierina columnella (Rang, 1827)
|Maximum size: 8 mm shell
This species has a cylindrical, transparent-white shell with a
flattened aperture and blunt apex.
Fragments of Cuvierina columnella
shells are moderately rare in sand samples.
Maui and Niihau: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.
The photo labeled Creseis sp.
in Kay, 1979 is this species.
Photo: CP: 8
mm: composite photo, same shell: south west of Kaula Rock, Niihau;
Vanderbilt Pacific Equatorial Expedition; 1951; photographed at CAS.
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