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forked rostrum
 



 
Diacavolinia pacifica
Van der Spoel, Bleeker & Kobayasi, 1993
 
Diacavolinia pacifica: shell
Maximum size:  3 mm shell length.

Identification:  This species has an angular, transparent-amber shell. When intact, the rostrum has a forked tip.

Natural history:  Shells of Diacavolinia pacifica are rare in sand samples.

Distribution:  Maui and French Frigate Shoals: widespread in the Indo-Pacific.

Taxonomic notes:  ( )

Photo:  CP: composite photo, 2 shells; largest 2.9 mm: from a sand sample provided by Mike Severns and PF; off Makena, Maui; Nov. 29 & Dec. 4, 1991.

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