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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Eulimidae

Microeulima hemphillii

(Dall, 1884)

Brown Eulima

Shell to 5 mm, slender, lanceolate, with gradually increasing diameter. Flat whorls. Fine axial lines visible under high magnification. Uniformly golden-mahogany brown. The type locality for this species is Cedar Keys, on Florida’s Gulf coast. The shell illustrated was collected by Phyllis Sharp on Sanibel in 2014.