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These minute mollusks were in seaweed found in tide pools or at the edge of the ocean on Sunset Beach, North Carolina. If they fit within the frame of the photo, they are less than 1/4" wide.

Copyright 2008 Jo O'Keefe All Rights Reserved

 

 

Variable Dwarf Olive
Variable Dwarf Olive
   
Variable Dwarf Olive
Variable Dwarf Olive
Variable Dwarf Olive
Variable Dwarf Olive
Olivella mutica -- Variable Dwarf Olive (2)
   
Variable Dwarf Olive
Variable Dwarf Olive
Olivella mutica -- Variable Dwarf Olive (6)
Rice Olive
Olivella cf. prefloralia -- Rice Olive
   
Sharp Nassa
Nassarius acutus
Sharp nassa
Nassarius acutus -- Sharp Nassa (2)
   
Angulate Wentletrap
Many-ribbed Wentletrap
Epitonium angulatum -- Angulate Wentletrap
Epitonium multistriatum -- Many-ribbed Wentletrap
   
Tectonatica pusilla
Miniature Moon Snail
 
Miniature Moon Snail
Tectonatica pusilla
Tectonatica pusilla -- Miniature Moon Snail (2)
 
Neverita duplicata
Atlantic Moon Snail
Neverita duplicata -- Shark Eye
 
Ilyanassa trivittata
Three-line Mudsnail
Ilyanassa trivittata -- Three-line Mudsnail
Interrupted Periwinkle
Eupleura caudata
Echinolittorina interruptae -- Interrupted Periwinkle
Eupleura caudata -- Thick-lip Drill
   
Astyris lunata
Lunar Dovesnail
 
Astyris lunata
Lunar Dovesnail
 
Astyris lunata
Lunar Dovesnail
Astyris lunata -- Lunar Dovesnail (5)
Busycon carica
Knobbed Whelk
Busycon carica -- Knobbed Whelk (2)
Busycon sinistrum
Busycon sinistrum -- Lightning Whelk
Splendrillia moseri
Acteocina canaliculata
Splendrillia moseri (Dall, 1889)
Acteocina canaliculata -- Channeled Barrel-bubble
Crepidula fornicata
Crepidula fornicata -- Slipper Limpet, invasive
Crepidula convexa
Convex Slippersnail
Crepidula convexa -- Convex Slippersnail
I wish to thank Harry G. Lee, M. D., Second Vice-President of the Jacksonville Shell Club, and Scientific Advisor to the website, http://www.jaxshells.org. He invested considerable time identifying shells on many web pages of microscope mollusk photos.