Olivella pusilla (Marrat, 1871) Tiny Dwarf Olive

Olivella pusilla (Marrat, 1871) Tiny Dwarf Olive

On sand during minus tide, Cedar Key, Levy County, Florida, December, 2010

Olivella pusilla (Marrat, 1871) Tiny Dwarf Olive

On sand during minus tide, Cedar Key, Levy County, Florida, December, 2010

Olivella pusilla (Marrat, 1871) Tiny Dwarf Olive

    In bulldozed drift line, New Port Richie, Pasco Co., Florida, (6 mm.). Digital image by David Kirsh. Also see:  Sinistral Olivella pusilla

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM) Of Fossil Specimens - One Sinistral

Olivella pusilla (Marrat, 1871) Tiny Dwarf OliveOlivella pusilla (Marrat, 1871) Tiny Dwarf Olive

   Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida (dextral 4.96 mm. and sinistral 3.64 mm.). SEM produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.