Assiminea succinea (L. Pfeiffer, 1840) Atlantic Assiminea

Assiminea succinea (L. Pfeiffer, 1840) Atlantic Assiminea Living Animal  Assiminea succinea (L. Pfeiffer, 1840) Atlantic Assiminea Living Animal  Assiminea succinea (L. Pfeiffer, 1840) Atlantic Assiminea Living Animal

    Under small board, just above the high water mark, between Browns Creek Fish Camp and the Heckscher Drive bridge, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 1/24/2008 (about  2 mm.).

Assiminea succinea (L. Pfeiffer, 1840) Atlantic Assiminea

In Situ (below)

Assiminea succinea (L. Pfeiffer, 1840) Atlantic Assiminea In Situ

    Under dead palmetto frond, just above the high water mark, between Browns Creek Fish Camp and the Heckscher Drive bridge, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 1/14/2008 (largest is about  2 mm.). The colony of Assiminea were sharing the habitat with Melampus bidentatus Say, 1822 [Eastern Melampus] - juvenile specimen illustrated in the top, bottom left.

Assiminea succinea (L. Pfeiffer, 1840) Atlantic Assiminea

In bulldozed drift, New Port Richey, Pasco Co., Florida (2.4 mm.). Digital image by David Kirsh.