Posted: Jan 24 2012
Odostomia laevigata (d'Orbigny, 1841), Ovoid Odostome
10/27/15 Susan Hewitt asked:
You say you have documented this species from all around Florida's coastline. Can I ask: have you found it or documented it anywhere near Sanibel?
In my personal collection: Marco Island area, Tampa Bay and Tarpon Springs.
It is also listed in the following checklist:
However, it is not reported in the Bailey-Matthews data base.
Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva
The reason I ask is because I have a strong suspicion that this juvenile shell, found on Sanibel near Blind Pass, is probably this species:
If the species occurs on Kice Island, I reckon it probably also occurs on Sanibel.