Retusa sp. #2
|Maximum size: 1.5 mm.
of this species has an involute apex plus fine axial ribs and
spiral striae. The animal is translucent cream.
Retusa sp. #2 is
known from only one animal found in a sand sample taken off Keehi
Lagoon, Oahu and two shells found in sand samples from depths of 10-20
m (33-66 ft) on Maui.
Maui and Oahu.
some question whether this is actually a Retusa (perhaps, it could be a juvenile
haminoeid, instead?). It was first recorded in Hawaii from a sand
sample collected at Black Rock,
Maui by CP (shells only).
1.5 mm: 2006
expedition; off Keehi Lagoon,
Oahu; Oct. 7, 2006.
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