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Family Conidae


Conus (Rhizoconus) vexillum

Waimanalo, Oahu, 4 feet, 53mm


Juvenile, Laie, Oahu, 31mm


Ft. Kamehemeha, Oahu, 3 feet


Uncommon on sandy reefs.  Shell broad but quite thin, spire is low and smooth, white with irregular brown axial lines and brown base, aperture white, juveniles olive green.  Animal greenish black.  Attains 5 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.