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Euplica varians

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Buccinoidea
Genus  Euplica
Phylum  Mollusca
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Columbellidae
Scientific name  Euplica varians
Rank  Species
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Similar  Euplica, Euplica scripta, Columbellidae, Pictocolumbella ocellata, Pyrene punctata

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Euplica varians is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Columbellidae, the dove snails. It is known as Momi in Hawaii, which translates to "pearl". The shells of this species are commonly used in leis in Ni'ihau.

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Description

Euplica varians grows up to 11 mm long.

Distribution

This species is found in the Indian Ocean along the East African coast and along northern KwaZuluNatal, in the Indo-West Pacific and Australia.

Habitat

Euplica varians lives in shallow intertidal waters.

References

Euplica varians Wikipedia


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