Nesiodostomia quarta (Pilsbry,
|Maximum size: 3.4 mm shell
length (Kay, 1979).
of this species are slender, straight-sided and tapered. The
protoconch is consistently smaller that in the shell of the
similar-appearing Nesiodostomia sp.
Kay (1979) lists Nesiodostomia
quarta as a rare species with shells found in
sand samples from about 10 m (33 ft), its shells are moderately common
drift on Maui.
Maui and Oahu.
Taxonomic notes: This species is listed in Severns, 2011 as Eulimella quarta.
CP: composite photo, three shells; largest 3.4 mm: left 2--beach
drift, Maalaea Bay, Maui; fall, 1986: right--beach drift, Mokuleia Bay,
Maui; fall, 1985.
Observations and comments:
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