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Family Terebridae


Terebra (Myurella) columellaris

Kahe Point, Oahu, 50 feet, 25mm


Nanakuli, Oahu, 30 feet, 28mm


Punalu'u, Oahu, 5 feet, 35mm


Sand Island Pipe, Oahu, 90 feet, 35mm


Makua, Oahu, 30 feet



Fairly common at any depth.  Shell moderately slender, low curved ribs, grooves with punctate spirals.  Orange with white spirals & blotches.  Attains 2 inches.  Very similar to and considered by some as a form of Terebra nebulosa.   Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.