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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Volutidae

Scaphella junonia

(Lamarck, 1804)


Shell size to 150 mm; shell solid, smooth. with 5 or 6 whorls with distinct suture. Protoconch large. Aperture measuring about 2/3 of shell length. Outer lip moderately thin. Columella with four plications Color white to pinkish-white, with spiral rows of squarish spots of dark-mauve, reddish-brown, or dark-brown.