Gastrocopta pellucida (L. Pfeiffer, 1841) Slim Snaggletooth In Situ

Gastrocopta pellucida (L. Pfeiffer, 1841) Slim Snaggletooth In Situ

    Attached to underside of dead palmetto frond, Sisters Creek Marina, Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 1/11/2008 (about 1.5 mm.)

Gastrocopta pellucida (L. Pfeiffer, 1841) Slim Snaggletooth In Situ

    Attached to side of small piece of concrete, Sisters Creek Marina, Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 1/11/2008 (about 1.5 mm.)

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM)

Gastrocopta pellucida (L. Pfeiffer, 1841) Slim Snaggletooth

Gastrocopta pellucida (L. Pfeiffer, 1841) Slim Snaggletooth

    From grunge collected from a mangrove beach on the Jupiter Sound (Indian River) shore of Coral Cove Park (just S of Blowing Rock Preserve) by Rick Edwards in April and July, 2021 and later culled by him and H. G. Lee. SEMs performed by H. G. Lee in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM) Of Fossil Specimen

Gastrocopta pellucida (L. Pfeiffer, 1841) Slim Snaggletooth

Gastrocopta pellucida (L. Pfeiffer, 1841) Slim Snaggletooth

    Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida, (1.97mm.) UF521732. SEMs produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. This is a unique find; one cannot rule out contamination by Recent material at this point.

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