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Family Conidae


Conus (Virgiconus) flavidus

Ala Moana, Oahu, 2 feet, 49mm


Waikiki, Oahu, 4 feet, 42mm


Barbers Point, Oahu, 20 feet, 40mm


Ma'ili Point, Oahu, 20 feet, 36mm


Barbers Point, Oahu, 20 feet, 54mm


Common on reefs, tidepools, and sand pockets to 15 feet.  Spire is low and smooth, aperture purple.  Shell is golden yellow with white mid-body spiral and purple base.  Attains 2.5 inches.  Animal is tan mottled with brown, siphon banded with black and yellow.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.