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Southwest Florida Shells with Emphasis on Sanibel & Captiva

By José H. Leal

Family Turritellidae

Vermicularia fargoi

Olsson, 1951

Fargo Worm Snail

Shell size to 80 mm; shell uncoiled, with tightly coiled juvenile shell; wound (“turritella”) stage about 25 mm. Adult whorls squarish in cross-section. Sculpture of three spiral cords. Color brownish.