Embolus inflatus (d'Orbigny, 1836)
|Maximum size: 0.9 m shell
Shells of this species have a depressed spire. The body whorl is
strongly inflated and the lip extends as an elongated point.
Shells of Embolus inflatus are
moderately common in sand samples.
Maui and Midway: circumtropical.
Taxonomic notes: Limacina inflata was moved to the genus Embolus in Corse, et. al., 2013.
0.8 mm x 0.9 mm: from a sand sample provided by Mike Severns and PF;
Dec. 4, 1991.
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