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Diacria trispinosa (de Blainville, 1821)
 
Diacria trispinosa: shell
Maximum size:  9 mm shell length (Kay, 1979).

Identification:  This species has transparent shells edged in amber. They are broadly diamond-shaped and are usually decapitate, with the broken apex closed by a septum.

Natural history:  Fragments of Diacria trispinosa shells are moderately common in sand samples.

Distribution:  Maui, French Frigate Shoals and Midway: circumglobal.

Taxonomic notes:  ( )

Photo:  CP:  composite photo, same shell; 7.5 mm: from dredged sand sample; 2006 CREEF expedition; French Frigate Shoals; Oct. 17, 2006.

Observations and comments:

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