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Ridged egg cowrie

Diminovula culmen

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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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