Oliva nitidula Duclos, 1835

Oliva nitidula is typically uncommon at Kwajalein, but is found in a wider range of habitats than any of the other olives. Specimens have been found in sand, sometimes in sand under rocks, on lagoon, pinnacle, and seaward reefs at depths of about 3 to at least 45m. Maximum size is about 30mm. This species was long known as Oliva paxillus.

Created 8 October 2010
Updated 26 March 2017

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