Ensis megistus Pilsbry and McGinty, 1943 Minor Jackknife In Situ

Ensis megistus Pilsbry and McGinty, 1943 Minor Jackknife In Situ

    In hard packed sand adjacent to the south St. Johns River Jetty, minus tide, Mayport Naval Station Beach, Jacksonville, Duval Co., Florida 2/25/2010 (about 100 mm.). Although empty shells of this species are periodically found in the wrack line, this is the first live specimen found at this location in over two decades of shelling. Many other living specimens were also present.