Philine sp. #3
|Maximum size: 1.5 mm shell
shells of this species are similar in size to those of Philine
orca and Philine rubrata. They differ
shells of P. orca in being
more strongly inflated with a broader apex. They differ from shells of P. rubrata in having punctate
Philine sp. #3 is
known only from shells found in sand samples from depths
of 60-76 m (197-249 ft).
recorded in Hawaii from off Makena, Maui by CP from sand samples
provided by Mike Severns and PF in Nov. and Dec., 1991.
composite photo, same shell; 1.5 mm: from sand sample provided by Mike
Severns and PF;
off Makena; Nov. 27,
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