Rissoella sp. #1
|Maximum size: 1 mm shell
species has a very small, transparent-white shell with an angled
umbilicus. It has a more slender profile than the other Rissoella shells from Hawaii. Live
cream with diffuse gray-black and white patches.
of Rissoella sp. #1
are rare in
beach drift. Live animals are occasionally found in shallow rocky
Maui; fall, 1991.
these shells to the
live photo is somewhat uncertain. Also, slenderer shells may include
more than one species since there is quite a bit of variation in
protoconch size within the small available sample (including between
and left shells in the photo).
Maui: fall, 1991.
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