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Family Terebridae


Terebra (Myurella) affinis f. puncticulata  

Honaunau, Hawaii, 30 feet, 39mm


Ka'ohe, Hawaii, 60 feet, 33mm



Uncommon at any depth on the island of Hawaii & Maui.  Broad flat ribs separated by about 12 punctures becoming obsolete on base, white with flesh-colored blotches.  Attains 1.5 inch.   Endemic to Hawaii.  Typical Terebra affinis appear to be intermediate in form of this and Terebra peasiiThese distinct forms present in Hawaii are often lumped together with Terebra (Myurella) affinis.