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Southwest Florida Shells

José H. Leal

Bostrycapulus aculeatus

(Gmelin, 1791)

Family Calyptraeidae

Spiny Slipper Snail

Shell size to 26 mm, sculptured with rough, small spines arranged along ribs that radiate from apex. Apex turned to one side. Interior with white platelike septum. Color white, light-gray, brownish, or rarely greenish, sometimes with rays of lighter color.

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