Laemodonta sp. #1
|Maximum size: 6.4 mm (Severns, 2011).
species has a stout, dark-brown shell with flattened spiral cords
separated by narrow striae. There are two folds inside the outer lip and
three folds on the
We haven't personally seen Laemodonta
sp. #1 on Maui. However, it's been found on rocks around anchialine
pools at Cape Kinau. (Severns, 2011).
Taxonomic notes: It's illustrated in Severns, 2011 as Laemodonta octanfracta (with the more common species that Kay, 1979 assigns to that name listed as Laumodonta clausa). However, we haven't been able to confirm that usage with WoRMS and other sources. So, we're listing it as L.
Photo: Mike Severns: 6.4 mm: Cape Kinau, Maui.
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