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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Turritellidae

Turritella acropora

Dall, 1889

Boring Turret Snail

Shell size to 25 mm; shell elongate, narrow, with 10-12 convex whorls. Sculpture of spiral lines of which are larger at periphery. Aperture squarish. Color tan to brownish-orange.