Atlantic Muck: Conella ovulata

Conella ovulata (Lamarck, 1822)

ovate dove-shell

Description: Solid ovoid shell, with a rounded shoulder and concave spire. Spiral sculpture of fine cords. Color ranges from black to brown with sparse white splotches.

Size: 10-20 mm.

Ecology: Not available at this time.

Geological range: Pleistocene-Recent (2-0 million years ago).

Geographic distribution: Caribbean.

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