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Ridged egg cowrie

Diminovula culmen


A 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) snail of the allied cowries (Ovulidae). Mantle has fine pink, red or purple net pattern that weaves around tall unbranched filaments. Shell cream with vague tan markings.


Inhabits soft corals. West Pacific from Philippines to NE Australia and also Japan.

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Bohol, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 7, 2012
Submitted on Dec 23, 2012

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