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Family Muricidae

HAWAII

Drupa ricinus arachnoides

Makapu'u, Oahu, 10 feet, 17mm

 

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Makapu'u, Oahu, 10 feet, 19mm

GOLDRING DRUPE

Uncommon under rocks at scuba depths.  Has orange-ringed aperture and longer spines than D. ricinus alolabrisFeeds upon worms and mollusks.  Attains 3/4 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.