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Turrids

Diverse group of shells with a venomous barb to capture prey.  They inhabit rock, rubble or sand and have a distinctive posterior notch on the outer lip.  Most attain less than 1 inch, not especially common in Hawaii.

 

Family Turridae

HAWAII

Turridrupa bijubata

CRESTED TURRID

 

Carinapex minutissimus

TINY TURRID

 

 


Family Clathurellidae

HAWAII

Lienardia mighelsi

MIGHELS' TURRID

 


Family Rhaphitomidae

HAWAII

Tritonoturris amabilis

LOVELY TURRID