Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 09:02:59 EDT
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Subject: Re: Raeta plicatella (Lamarck, 1818)
It seems that I remember a whole raft of them on the beaches of Ft. Myers,
Florida one year. Perhaps they are not so common in other places.
In a message dated 5/3/2011 7:14:01 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
It is amazing how difficult is to obtain pairs of Raeta plicatella
anywhere... we only have one specimen pictured on our photo gallery and it was
collected in 2004. I only found lose valves on the beach since I was a child -
the same happens with Mactrelona alata.
This is the specimen we had
It is somewhat different from your specimen from Viriginia
Our picture is not so good - luckily, the buyer is our webmaster Carlos
Henckes! I've asked him to try to find it on his collection and take new
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(mailto:CONCH-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU) ] On Behalf Of Marlo Krisberg
Sent: Monday, May 02, 2011 8:15 PM
Subject: [CONCH-L] Raeta plicatella (Lamarck, 1818)
Well, I finally found a shell with both valves still attached and in
pretty good shape.