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Southwest Florida Shells

José H. Leal

Orobitella floridana

(Dall, 1899)

Family Lasaeidae

Giant Montacutid

Shell size to 16 mm; shell oval, inflated, posterior end shorter than anterior end. Sculpture of concentric growth lines that become stronger on anterior end. Ligament internal forming a raised structure on inner part of valve.

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