Family Ovulidae Pseudocyphoma intermedium (G.B. Sowerby I, 1828) Intermediate cyphoma - 35 mm Shell elongate-ovate, variable in shape, usually white when found dead, fresh specimens with orangish tinge. Unlike other species in the genus, dorsal ridge weak or absent. Columellar fold pronounced. First specimen on record found on Sanibel (photo) was collected by Carol Stafne in early 2009, and won Best Sanibel Shell of the Show at the 2009 Sanibel Shell Show and Fair.
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