Southwest Florida Shells

José H. Leal

Stewartia floridana

(Conrad, 1833)

Family Lucinidae

Florida Lucine

Shell size to 41 mm; shell circular, compressed, with squarish, truncated posterior end. Sculpture smooth, except for coarse growth lines. Hinge with small teeth, expanded posterior hinge platform. Periostracum thin, brownish. Color white.

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