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Triviidae (Trivia family)

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Top Row:
1. Trivia solandri
Cabo Tepoca, Sonora, Mexico

2. Trivia europa
Sangenjo, Spain (north of Portugal)

3. Trivia pacifica
Pedro Gonzales Island, Las Perlas Islands, Panama
September, 1976

4. Trivirostra oryza [syn. Trivia oryza]
Off Hooks Reef, Queensland, Australia
March, 1970

5. Triviella ovulata [syn. Trivia ovulata]
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa

Middle Row:
6. Trivia monacha [syn. Trivia acuminata]
Almería, Spain

7. Trivia pediculus
Espírito Santo, Brazil
January, 1976

8. Trivia sanguinea
Pedro Gonzales Island, Las Perlas, Panama
April, 1976

9. Trivia rubescens
Bandera Bay, Nayarit, Mexico

10. Trivirostra hordacea [syn. Trivia hordacea]
Chun's Reef, Oʻahu, USA
October, 1981 (beach collected)

Bottom Row:
11. Trivia californiana
Cabo Tecopa, Sonora, Mexico

12. Trivia merces
Browns Beach, South Australia

13. Trivirostra pellucidula [syn. Trivia pellucidula]
Koniya, Amami Islands (south of Japan)

14. Trivia quadripunctata
Marathon, Florida, USA

15. Trivia myrae
Manzanillo, West Mexico

NOTE: I have not collected live shells since the mid-1970's. I believe that the animal itself is much more valuable alive than destroyed for its shell. It is for this reason that I will now only collect beach/forest shells from deceased specimens.

  1. gbohne 39 months ago | reply

    I appreciate your statement!
    Good image with only a few shades; I think a scale would be helpful.
    Cheers

  2. D.Eickhoff 39 months ago | reply

    Mahalo for your suggestion.

  3. EncyclopediaOfLife 37 months ago | reply

    Encyclopedia of Life curator David Eickhoff has trusted your image on the EOL site

  4. trishhartmann 26 months ago | reply

    Nice presentation of species!

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