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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Semelidae

Cumingia tellinoides

(Conrad, 1831)

Tellin Semele

Shell size to 15 mm; shell elongate, triangular, tellin-like, with dorsal margins straight. Shell sculpture of fine but well-defined growth lines. Lives in muddy-sand in sheltered, bay areas.