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Graphis
(?) sp. # 1

 
Graphis(?) sp. # 1: shell
Maximum size:  3.4 mm shell length (extrapolated from fragments).

Identification:  The shell of this species is slender with strongly inflated whorls, angled sutures and fine axial ribs.

Natural history:  Shells of  Graphis(?) sp. # 1 are rare in beach drift and in subtidal sand samples to depths of at least 52 m (170 ft).

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

Taxonomic notes:  This species is listed as Graphis(?) sp. #2 in Severns, 2011.

Photo:  CP: composite photo, two shells; largest 2.2 mm: left--beach drift, Maalaea Bay, Maui; fall, 1986: right--beach drift, Hana Bay, Maui; fall, 1989.

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