Distribution: Tropical Atlantic realm. North Brazil Shelf province to Tropical Southwestern Atlantic province. Brazil, north and northeast coast (Rios, 1975, 1990). Tropical Northwestern Atlantic province. Aruba, West coast. (De Jong & Coomans, 1988; needs confirmation).
The smallest extant Eburna (maximum shell lenght c. 50 mm) known from shallow water of northern and northwestern Brazil.
E. lienardi lives on sandy and calcareous algae bottoms at depths of 15 to 40 metres. In the State of Ceará (Brazil) it is usually found in the digestive tract of the fish named pirá (Melacanthus plumieri) (Rios, 1990).
RV 2170a. Brazil, Ceara, Fortaleza, trawled by shrimpers, depth 35 m, December 1987. Scale bar is 1 cm.