Distribution: Central Indo-Pacific realm. Northwest Australian Shelf province.
A small Miniaceoliva with a restricted distribution range, apparently only found in NW Australia.
RV 0914a. Australia, Western Australia, North West Cape, Yardie Creek; snorkeled, depth 2-3 m, in sand, inside reef. Scale bar is 1 cm.
It is often confused with M. irisans, and was previously synonymised with that taxon by several authors. However, it remains smaller, has a violet aperture, and a white columella.