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Family Vermetidae

TROPICAL EASTERN PACIFIC

Serpulorbis squamigerus

Rock Quarry, Catalina, California, 40 feet

WESTERN or SCALY WORM SNAIL

Common on hard surfaces at any depth.  Strong cords with scale-like lamellae.  Aperture diameter 1/3 inch, coils 4 inches.  Southern California to Peru.