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Banded Tulip

Cinctura lilium


marine sandy or muddy bottoms.


Seen on the surf line at Lovers Key Beach.

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Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 11 years ago

Well thanks for pointing it out as I had missed it, I shall look forward to some more nice shell spottings then if its a good area for it :-)

LivanEscudero 11 years ago

Oh no please, no apologies needed. I pointed that out because it does look like a shell just laying on the sand. This area is very popular for shelling.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 11 years ago

I apologise Livan, I clearly wasnt looking closely enough but you are right you can just see the body under it!

LivanEscudero 11 years ago

It is actually in the very shallow water. It is alive; you can see the body of the snail under it.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 11 years ago

lovely colours and pattern on this shell, in perfect conndition too :)

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 30, 2013
Submitted on Mar 31, 2013

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