cf. Solariorbis schumoi (Vanatta, 1913)
    Despite its close resemblance to the Vanatta species, this snail appears to belong in the superfamily Valvatoidea, which we are just beginning to fully grasp taxonomically.

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM) of fossil specimens

cf. Solariorbis schumoi (Vanatta, 1913)

cf. Solariorbis schumoi (Vanatta, 1913)

cf. Solariorbis schumoi (Vanatta, 1913)

    Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida (top two views - 1.22 mm. and bottom view - 1.19 mm.). SEMs produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

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