Pedipes sandwicensis Pease, 1860
|Maximum size: 3 mm.
This species has an inflated, globular, brown shell with fine spiral
ridges. There is one fold inside the outer lip and three prominent
folds on the columella.
Shells of Pedipes sandwicensis
are moderately rare in beach drift. Live animals may be found under
rocks in the supraspray zone in association with Melampus castaneus.
Maui and Oahu.
Photo: CP: 3
mm shell length: Hekili Point, Maui; Oct. 18, 2009.
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