Basterotia elliptica (Récluz, 1850) Elliptical Sportella

Scanning Electron Micrograph Of Recent Specimen

Basterotia elliptica (Récluz, 1850) Elliptical Sportella

    Bottom sample of shell hash and sand taken in 80 ft., 30 mi. E. S. E. Mayport, Duval Co., Florida by Craig Cavin on 8/16/97 (4.59 mm.).Scanning electron micrograph performed under the auspices of the Dept. of Invertebrates of the United States National Museum with the excellent technical assistance of Ms. Yolanda Villacampa.

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM) Of Fossil Specimen

Basterotia elliptica (Récluz, 1850) Elliptical Sportella

Basterotia elliptica (Récluz, 1850) Elliptical Sportella

    Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida (6.01 mm.).. SEMs produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.