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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Pyramidellidae

Turbonilla virga

Dall, 1884

Shell size to 7 mm; shell small, elongate, slender, protoconch axis forming right angle with teleoconch. Teleoconch whorls 10, interspaces wider than ribs, sculpture of about 20 axial ribs and 6-8 spiral cords. Spiral lines present on interspaces. Color white.