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Pedipes sandwicensis
Pease, 1860
 
Pedipes sandwicensis
Maximum size:  3 mm.

Identification:  This species has an inflated, globular, brown shell with fine spiral ridges. There is one fold inside the outer lip and three prominent folds on the columella.

Natural history:  Shells of  Pedipes sandwicensis are moderately rare in beach drift. Live animals may be found under rocks in the supraspray zone in association with Melampus castaneus.

Distribution:  Maui and Oahu.

Taxonomic notes: 

Photo:  CP: 3 mm shell length: Hekili Point, Maui; Oct. 18, 2009.

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