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Books and materials used:

  1. Hawaiian Marine Shells: Reef and Shore Fauna of Hawaii Section 4:
    Molluscs by E. Alison Kay 1979
  2. From Hawaiian Marine Molluscs -an update to Kay 1979
    compiled by Fabio Moretzsohn and E. Alison Kay
    University of Hawai'i at Manoa June 1995

Hawaiian Shells from my Personal Collection
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Prosobranchia

      SuperFamily: JANTHINOIDEA Family: Epitonniidae
Family: Janthinidae

Page 14



Kay: 151
Moretzsohn & Kay:
Page #7 & #8

Order: Neotaenioglossa
  SubOrder: Ptenoglossa
  SuperFamily: Epitonacea
    Family: Epitoniidae
    SubFamily: Metaxiinae
      Genus: Amaea
        Species: xenicima (Melville & Standen, 1903)
      Genus: Asperiscala
        Species: goldsmithi (DuShane, 1988))
      Genus: Cirostrema
        Species: varicosa (Lamarck, 1822)
      Genus: Cycloscala
        Species: crenulata (Pease, 1867)
      Genus: Epitomium
        Species: oahuense (Pilsbry, 1921)=
Drepessiscala umbilicata (Pease, 1869)
        Species: (Labrascala) millecostatum (Pease, 1861)
        Species: alatum (Sowerby, 1844)
        Species: fucatum (Pease, 1861)
        Species: hemmesi (DuShane, 1988)
        Species: hyalina mokuoloense (Pilsbry, 1921)=
Cycloscala hyalina (Sowerby, 1844)
        Species: kanemoe (Pilsbry, 1921)
        Species: liliputanum (A. Adams, 1861)
        Species: oahuense (Pilsbry, 1921)
        Species: paumotensis (Pease, 1868)
        Species: perlpexum (Deshayes, 1863)
        Species: replicatum (Sowerby, 1844)
        Species: revolutum (Hedley, 1899)=
Cycloscala hyalina (Sowerby, 1844)
        Species: thorssoni (DuShane, 1988)
        Species: ulu (Pilsbry, 1921)
        Species: umbilicatumlu (Pease, 1869)
      Genus: Laeviscala
        Species: luceo (DuShane, 1988)
      Genus: Opalia
        Species: (Nodiscala) attenuata (Pease, 1861)
        Species: bicarnata (Sowerby, 1844)
        Species: (Opalia) burchorum (DuShane, 1988)
      Genus: Parviscala
        Species: cf. gloriola (Melville & Standen, 1903)
        Species: crispata (Pease, 1867)
        Species: deifica (Melville & Standen, 1903)
        Species: gradiscala (Jousseaume, 1912)
        Species: paumotensis (Pease, 1867)
        Species: symmetricata (Pease, 1867)

Family: Epitoniidae

10 x diameter 5 mm.
Epitomium perplexum

20 mm. diamter 10 mm.
Epitomium perplexum

13 mm diamter 6.5
Epitomium perplexum

23 1mm x diamter 11 mm .
Epitomium perplexum

5 mm. diameter 2 mm.
?? Epitomium perplexum

8 mm. x diamter 4 mm.
??Epitomium factum

10 mm. diameter 5 mm.
I have several of these ranging from 8-20 mm
??Epitomium factum
& 10 mm. x diamter3 mm.
Epitomium kanemoe
13 mm. x diamter 4 mm
Epitomium kanemoe
Protoconch broken off

12 mm. diameter 2.5 mm
Epitomium kanemoe

2 mm .
Opalia attenuata

5 mm.
??? Opalia ulu juvenile

??Epitomium factum


Kay 157
Moretzsohn & Kay: Page #8

Order: Neotaenioglossa
  SubOrder: Ptenoglossa
  SuperFamily: Janthinodea
    Family: Janthinidae
      Genus: Janthina
        Species: exigua (Lamarck, 1816)
        Species: globosa (Swainson, 1822)
        Species: janthina (Linnaeus, 1758))
        Species: ordinata (Laseron, 1958)
        Species: peleae (Baker & Spicer, 1935)
        Species: perfecta (Pease, 1871)

Family: Janthinidae

5 - 22 mm.
Light purple on apexview / Dark purple on dorsal view

5- 15 mm.
Same purple all around More conical


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