Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 13:01:30 -0400
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From: "Monfils, Paul" <PMonfils@LIFESPAN.ORG>
Subject: Re: Uncertain ID "Pleurodonte caracolla"
Working from memory here, but I think the pictured shell may be Pleurodonte
marginella, not P. caracola, which is a taller shell, and usually dark
> From: Burton Vaughan
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> Subject: Uncertain ID "Pleurodonte caracolla"
> The "Pleurodonte caracolla" shell, shown at the web address below, was
> included within a various group of identified pulmonate species in the
> Archerd Shell Collection. It was collected in Cuba in the 1960s. This
> has quite different markings than does the "Pleurodonte caracolla (Linn.,
> 1758)" shown on p. 140 of Abbott's "Compendium of Landshells," c. 1989,
> leading us to question accuracy of its ID. There is no tooth on the
> We would appreciate help or suggestions.