Clio recurva (Children, 1823)
(Photo not from Hawaii)
|Maximum size: 20 mm shell
shells of this species have a flattened-pyramid shape with strong
axial keels and a curved apex.
Fragments of Clio recurva shells are rare in
sand samples. As shown in the above photo, its shells are often colonized by the hydroid Campaniclava clionis (hydroid ID from Lalli & Gilmer, 1989).
Photo: CP: 20
mm; encrusted with hydroids: composite photo, same shell: G. D. Hana;
Guide Seamount, south west of Pigeon Point, California; Feb. 15, 1950;
photographed at CAS.
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