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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Pyramidellidae

Turbonilla conradi

Bush, 1899

Shell size to 10 mm; shell small, elongate, slender, sometimes slightly curved, protoconch axis forming right angle with teleoconch. Teleoconch whorls about 12, sculpture of 18 to 24 strong axial ribs. Interspaces wider than ribs. Microscopic incised spiral lines are present on the interspaces, but do not overlap onto the ribs. Color waxy-white to light brownish-white.