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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Tornidae

Cochliolepis adamsii

(P. Fischer, 1857)

Adams Scale Snail

Shell size to 8 mm. Shape discoidal, flattened, with a sculpture of fine spiral lines. Aperture prosocline, external lip thin, umbilical opening spacious, umbilical callus lacking. This shell in the main image (BMSM 122948) was collected in 2017 on Turner Beach, Captiva, by Susan Hewitt.