Melanella eburnea (Mühlfeld, 1824)

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM) Of Fossil Specimens

Melanella eburnea (Mühlfeld, 1824)

    Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida. SEMs produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Melanella eburnea (Mühlfeld, 1824) Melanella eburnea (Mühlfeld, 1824)
Mayport Naval Station Beach, Duval Co., Florida Cedar Key, Levy Co., Florida (9 mm.)

Feeding on burrowing (Holothuria species) sea cucumber

Melanella eburnea (Mühlfeld, 1824)

    Found by Ariane Dimitris while SCUBA diving off Key Largo near Mile Marker 102, Florida Keys, Monroe County, Florida on 4/30/2014.  Digital image copyright 2014 by Ariane Dimitris.