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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

José H. Leal

Family Lucinidae


Callucina keenae

(Chavan, 1971)

Dosinia-like Lucine

Shell size to 17 mm; shell circular to slightly oblique-oval in outline; with weak commaginal ("concentric") sculpture, sometimes with a hint of faint radial ribs on the centro-posterior part of the external shell surface; margin denticulate within. Color white, with eventual pale yellow tinges. Species first recorded on Sanibel in 1998 by Dr. John D. Taylor of the Natural Hsitory Museum (London). Shell in the photo collected by Susan Hewitt on Blind Pass, December 2014.

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