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The Atoll of Funafuti, Ellice group : its zoology, botany, ethnology and general structure based on collections made by Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, Sydney, N.S.W.

Marginella peasii, Reeve

Marginella peasii, Reeve.

Tryon, loc. cit., p. 53, pl. xiii., fig. 27.

Abundant in a dead state on the sandy beach of the lagoon.

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Hitherto only known from the Gilberts. Volutella elongata (Marginella elliptica, Redfield), * from Fanning Island, seems suspiciously close to this.

* Pease—Am. Journ. Conch., iii., 1867, p. 281, pl. xxiii., fig. 23.