Nucula proxima Say, 1822 Atlantic Nutclam

Nucula proxima Say, 1822 Atlantic Nutclam
Buried in sand, Vilano Beach, St. Johns Co., Florida 6/28/2004 (8 mm.)
Nucula proxima Say, 1822 Atlantic Nutclam
Kice Island, just south of Marco Island, Collier County, Florida (about 6 mm.). Digital images by Amy Tripp.
Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM) of fossil specimens
Nucula proxima Say, 1822 Atlantic Nutclam
Nucula proxima Say, 1822 Atlantic Nutclam

    Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida (2.22 mm. on the top and 2.13 mm. on the bottom). SEMs produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.