Epitonium angulatum (Say, 1831)

Epitonium angulatum (Say, 1831)

Mayport Naval Station Beach, Duval Co, FL (about 25 mm.)

Epitonium angulatum (Say, 1831) Group Image

Mayport Naval Station Beach, Duval County, FL - 4/27/1994 (about 20-25mm.)

    By far the most common wentletrap on our beaches. Most of the perceived variability in this species is the result of allometric growth. Plump juveniles grow into slender adults. The dying snail may secrete a beautiful lavender stain onto its shell as a final signature.