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  • José H. Leal

Shell of the Week: A Juvenile Junonia

This 12 mm (about 0.5 inch) Scaphella junonia already has the trademark brown spots that tipify the adult shells of the species. The young shell, however, has a reticulated (net-like) surface sculpture that is absent from the adult shell. Read more about the Junonia at

Juvenile Junonia, Scaphella junonia, from off Cape Canaveral. Illustration by José H. Leal.


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