young shell, 3 mm
Odostomia rosacea Pease, 1868
|Maximum size: 7 mm.
of this species is elongate, smooth and rosy pink apically,
shading to white abapically.
Kay (1979), shells of Odostomia
rosacea are occasionally found in beach drift
on Kauai. We've only seen one young shell on Maui.
Maui and Kauai.
Taxonomic notes: This species is probably also listed in Severns, 2011 as Odostomia sp. 1 (in our opinion, the illustrated shell is a young O. rosacea).
Severns: composite photo, same shell; 7 mm: beach drift, Kauai; from
Pease collection; MCZ #010561.
Observations and comments:
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