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.
Tritonium tritonis, Linne
Tritonium tritonis, Linne.
Tryon, Man. Conch., iii., 1881, p. 9, pl. i., fig. 1; pl. iii., fig. 16; pl. iv., fig. 25.
I did not myself collect this species. Mr. J. O'Brien told me that it was sometimes found on the leeward reefs alive. The natives recognised an engraving of it as "bofala."page 456