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Family Muricidae

HAWAII

Vexilla taeniata

Makahoa Pt., Oahu, 13mm

 

Ahihi-Kinau NAR, Maui

LINED VEXILLA

Quite rare, parasitic on Shingle urchins on rocky shores.  Usually attached to underside of victim.  Attains 1/2 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Vexilla lineata.