Litiopa melanostoma Rang, 1829 Sargassum Snail
Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM)
Litiopa melanostoma Rang, 1829 Sargassum Snail

    Trawled by commercial scallop boat off the coast of northeast Florida and collected at a scallop dump in St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida circa. 1980. SEMs produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Litiopa melanostoma Rang, 1829 Sargassum Snail

    Culled by H. G. Lee from 500 mL (2 cupfuls) unsieved grunge from within larger shells taken from a renourishment site on Phipps Ocean Park Beach, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Co., FL by Carole Marshall in April, 2021 (2.27 mm.). SEM performed by Dr. Lee under the supervision of Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.