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Family Triphoridae


Triphora coralina

North Shore, Oahu

Kewalo Hump, Oahu, 90 feet


Uncommon under dead coral in deep water.  Short & inflated, two equal rows of beaded spirals, with smaller row between on later whorls, white with irregular brown patches, posterior canal a shallow notch, anterior canal barely enclosed, short & recurved.  Attains 4mm.  Hawaii, Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) & Taiwan.