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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Corbulidae

Caryocorbula dietziana

(C.B. Adams, 1852)

Rose Corbula

Shell size to 8 mm; shell , trigonal, thick. Sculpture of numerous, fine, poorly-defined concentric threads. Radial, posterior ridge present. Periostracum brown. Color rose or rosy-white.