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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Veneridae

Anomalocardia cuneimeris

(Conrad, 1846)

Pointed Venus

Shell size to 24 mm; shell wedge-shaped, with tapering posterior end. Surface glossy. Sculpture of low, rounded concentric riblets and very weak radial lines. Color grayish, greenish to brownish. Anomalocardia auberiana (d'Orbigny, 1853) is a synonym.