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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Rhizoridae

Volvulella persimilis

(Mørch, 1875)

Southern Spindle Bubble

Shell size to 4 mm; shell small, fragile, spindle-shaped, involute. Apical region pointed. Surface glossy, sculptured with a few very fine spiral, incised on each extremity. Outer lip thin. Umbilicus small. Color translucent-white. (Scale on photo is in millimeters.)