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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Marginellidae

Dentimargo eburneolus

(Conrad, 1834)

Tan Marginella

Shell size to 10 mm; shell with pointed spire, aperture slightly more than ½ shell length. Outer lip thick, with about 7-9 denticles on inner surface, most apical delimiting an embayment on apical (“top”) end of outer lip. Columella with 4 well-defined plicae. Color tan to light-tan.