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Family Muricidae

HAWAII

Usilla avenacea

Kapoho Pt., Oahu, 1 foot, 12mm

CORDED VEXILLA

Uncommon under rocks in shallow brackish water.  Attains 1/2 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Vexilla fusconigra or Cronia avenaceaAngiola zonata is a smooth shell common in the same habitat.