Eocylichna cf. venustula (A. Adams. 1862)
|Maximum size: 8.4 mm shell
cylichnid has a weakly striate, white shell with a nearly
straight columella. Larger shells are slightly broader basally and
Except for one
shell at the Bishop Museum collected from a low visibility site (Keehi
Lagoon, Oahu), Eocylichna cf. venustula is
known only from shells found in sand samples (or dredged) from depths
61 m (199 ft) to at least 79 m (260 ft).
Maui and Oahu.
that appear comparable to this species are listed on the
internet and in various guides under a variety of names. Perhaps, the
closest match is Eocylichna venustula
in Okatani, 2000.
largest 8.4 mm: composite photo, three shells; from Larry Harper
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