Posted: Dec 24 2006

 Nerita peloronta Linnaeus, 1758, Bleeding Tooth

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The adjacent specimens are among the most common color forms. The larger one (43 mm) is from North Riding Rocks, Bimini, Bahamas. The other (24 mm) is from the ocean side of Key Largo, Florida Keys. Image by Marlo Krisberg.

Cape Florida, Key Biscayne, Dade County, FL. 27 mm. Images by Marlo Krisberg.

Bermuda. Image by Tom Eichhorst.

Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas. Image by Tom Eichhorst.

Venezuela. Image by Tom Eichhorst.


8/29/07 Carolinasheller:    Here is a wonderful specimen I collected some time ago near Bahia S.P. , Florida Keys, 24mm, striking yellow and black patterning with red checks.