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Family Vermetidae

HAWAII

Dendropoma gregaria

Diamond Head, Oahu

Vermetid Reef, Diamond Head, Oahu

GREGARIOUS WORM SNAIL

Forms thick mats nearly 2 inches thick on wave benches.  Shells brown with very dark aperture.  Aperture diameter 1/8 inch, coils 1/2 inch.  Hawaii, Line Islands & Marshall Islands.