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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Veneridae

Transennella conradina

(Dall, 1884)

Colorful Transennella

Shell size to 13 mm; shell trigonal, pointed posteriorly, relatively elongate for the genus. Shell surface smooth except for very fine growth lines. Inner edges of valves marked with microscopic oblique lines. Color white, often with sparse zigzag brown lines. Collected by Alice and Ken Piech on Sanibel.