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Family Conidae

HAWAII

Conus (Vituliconus) planorbis

Punalu'u, Oahu, 5 feet, 50mm

 

Punalu'u, Oahu, 5 feet, 53mm

 

Ft. Kamehameha, Oahu, 4 feet, 49mm

 

Punalu'u, Oahu, 5 feet, 38mm

 

Kahe Point, Oahu, 30 feet, 40mm

 

Kewalo, Oahu, 35 feet

CALF or RINGED CONE  

Locally common on sandy reefs to 130 feet.  Glossy brown with irregular white mid-body spiral, spire white with brown marks.  Spire flat with spiral grooves.  Animal is bright yellow, periostracum has fine spiral ridges.  Attains 2.5 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Conus vitulinus.