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HAWAII

Conus (Strategoconus) litoglyphus

Kewalo, Oahu, 40 feet, 35mm

 

Kahe Point, Oahu, 30 feet, 35mm

 

Kahe Point, Oahu, 30 feet, 27mm

 

HIEROGLYPH CONE  

Uncommon on barren reefs from 30 to 200 feet.  Shell rusty brown or tan with dark tip and white splashes, spire smooth.  Attains 2 inches.  Animal olive green mottled with black.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.