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Southwest Florida Shells

José H. Leal

Chama congregata

Conrad, 1833

Family Chamidae

Corrugate Jewelbox

Shell size to 35 mm; shell thick, circular, usually smaller than Chama macerophylla. Sculpture of weakly corrugated radial riblets, never forming scales. Inner margin of valves finely scalloped. Color pinkish or reddish with markings of darker color. Often found attached to shells of Atrina serrata.

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