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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Semelidae

Semelina nuculoides

(Conrad in Hodge, 1841)

Little Nut Semele

Shell size to 6 mm; shell elongate-oval, with crowded commarginal (“concentric”) ridges, beak posterior, sometimes with very fine radial threads posteriorly. Color white. These shells were first collected on Sanibel by Susan J. Hewitt on December 2014.