Turritriton labiosus (Wood, 1828)
Labiosum triton, 21mm

Turritriton labiosus is rare in the Marshalls. Specimens have been found on lagoon and seaward reefs under rocks and in Halimeda patches at depths of 6 to 16m. Like Monoplex comptus, the shells come in a variety of colors.

Below a small white specimen rides piggyback on a larger black one.

Created 5 August 2010
Updated 26 March 2017

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