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Family Conidae

HAWAII

Conus (Rhizoconus) vexillum

Waimanalo, Oahu, 4 feet, 53mm

 

Juvenile, Laie, Oahu, 31mm

 

Ft. Kamehemeha, Oahu, 3 feet

FLAG CONE  

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.