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could you identify this shell - linmaggiore - 01-20-2010

<img src="http://i47.tinypic.com/1zqrn7m.jpg" alt="http://i47.tinypic.com/1zqrn7m.jpg" style="border:0" />


could you identify this shell - paul monfils - 01-20-2010

If you found this in the eastern United States, it is Laevicardium mortoni, Morton's Egg Cockle.  There may be similar species in other geographic areas however, so locality where collected would be helpful.


could you identify this shell - linmaggiore - 01-20-2010

Found at Indian Mound Beach , Englewood Florida
Sorry about the lack of location .


could you identify this shell - marlo - 01-21-2010

OK, so you did.  With these photos it most certainly is <i>Laevicardium mortoni</i>.


could you identify this shell - lmaggiore - 01-21-2010

Thank you very much for the reply .


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