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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Drilliidae

Bellaspira pentagonalis

(Dall, 1889)

Orange-rib Drillia

Shell size to 4 mm; shell turreted, with spire occupying about 2/3 shell length. Sculpture of about 6-7 rounded axial ribs. Aperture elongate, with notch on posterior (apical) end. Anterior canal short. Color white with large yellowish spots.