Rissoella cf. confusa Ponder & Yoo, 1977
|Maximum size: 1 mm shell
length (Kay, 1979).
species has a very small, transparent-white shell with an angled
umbilicus. Live animals are black, spotted with chrome-yellow (Kay,
of Rissoella cf. confusa are moderately rare in
beach drift. According to Kay (1979), live animals are common in tide
pools and shallow rocky habitats.
Maui, Oahu and Midway: Rissoella
is widely distributed in the western and central Pacific.
composite photo, three shells; largest 0.9 mm: beach drift, Mokuleia
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