Southwest Florida Shells

José H. Leal

Cryoturris cerinella

(Dall, 1889)

Family Mangeliidae

Waxy Mangelia

Shell size to 12 mm; shell turreted, angulate at periphery. Sculpture of 7-8 strongly angled ribs. Entire surface covered with fine spiral threads. Aperture less than 1/4 but larger than 1/5 of shell length. Color yellowish-white, or whitish at apex, changing to light-orange on body whorl.

1/12