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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Caecidae

Meioceras nitidum

(Stimpson, 1851)

Little Horn Caecum

Shell size to 2.5 mm; shell cylindrical, bulbous in middle. Surface smooth. Apical plug with small projection. Color translucent-white or completely transparent, with irregular opaque-white mottlings. The main (black and white) picture was taken through a scanning electron microscope (SEM).