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Scaphander takedai
(Habe, 1981)
 
Scaphander takedei: shell
Maximum size:  7.5 mm shell length.

Identification:  This shell of this species has an aperture that expands basally and widely spaced punctate spiral striae. It is marked by interrupted peach-colored spiral lines.

Natural history:  Scaphander takedai is known from only a few shells with the Bishop Museum specimens dredged from depths of 73 m (240 ft) to at least 128 m (420 ft).

Distribution:  Oahu.

Taxonomic notes:  Scaphander takedai was originally listed for Hawaii under the name Nipponoscaphander takedai.

Photo:  CP: 5.8 mm: composite photo, same shell: Bishop Museum lot # 220544; Oahu.

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