Southwest Florida Shells

José H. Leal

Melanella conoidea

(Kurtz & Stimpson, 1851)

Family Eulimidae

Conoidal Eulima

Shell size to 10 mm, shell with glossy, slippery surface, color milk-white. Fresh-dead shells translucent, becoming opaque after death of the animal. Protoconch pointed, small. Sutures are well-marked, incised. Shell sides straight, but with angled body whorl periphery. Outer lip sinuous in lateral view.

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