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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Haminoeidae

Haminoea succinea

(Conrad, 1846)

Amber Glassy Bubble

Shell size to 15 mm; shell almost cylindrical, very light. Spire completely sunken apex with small depression. Surface with minute, wavy spiral lines. Aperture longer than last whorl. Color white to pale-amber. Photo of live snails (from Sarasota Bay) by Ángel Valdés.