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Conus (Vituliconus) circumactus

Kewalo, Oahu, 85 feet, 36mm

 

Kewalo, Oahu, 85 feet

 

Circumactus Cone, Oahu

CIRCUMACTUS CONE  

Rare in sand under slabs deeper than 50 feet.  Pinkish white with two flame-like orange brown spirals and brown flecks on the spire, base violet.  Some shells have spiral rows of granules.  Attains 2 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.