Solariorbis eugenes Pilsbry in Olsson and Harbison, 1953 Fossil

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM) of three specimens

Solariorbis eugenes Pilsbry in Olsson and Harbison, 1953 Fossil

    SMR 10, 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. Note remarkable allomorphic growth (obsolescence of pitted sculpture, marked stricture of umbilicus, and remodeling of aperture). Compare with the Recent Solariorbis multistriatus (A. E. Verrill, 1884).