Diniatys dentifer (A. Adams, 1850)

This tiny species is commonly found in clumps of Lyngbya or Halimeda algae in atoll lagoon habitats.

The animal in the two shots below looks as though it could be the same. Note that we have not examined the shell on this one to see if it has the characteristic tooth, so it is hard to be absolutely certain of its identity.

This appears to be a particularly dark specimen.

A 5mm specimen found on 10 October 2016.

A more greenish specimen.

Created 27 January 2007
Updated 19 March 2017

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