Turbonilla thaanumi Pilsbry &
|Maximum size: 3.8 mm shell
The shell of this species is similar to that of Turbonilla kahoolawensis but with fewer
The illustrated shell is the only one we've seen on Maui. Kay (1979)
states that live animals have been found in the byssus of Isognomon perna.
Maui and Oahu.
The illustrated shell seems to be a good match for the photo is Kay but
is somewhat larger than her description suggests for the species.
3.8 mm: beach drift, Hekili Point, Maui; fall, 1979.
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