Vitricythara lavalleeana (d'Orbigny, 1847) Lavallee's Mangelia

 [? + V. metria (Dall, 1902), the type of Vitricythara Olsson and Harbison, 1953 by O.D.]

Scanning Electron Micrographs

Vitricythara lavalleeana (d'Orbigny, 1847) Lavallee's Mangelia

Vitricythara lavalleeana (d'Orbigny, 1847) Lavallee's Mangelia

    Dredged in 125 ft., 48 mi. E. St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida by Ted Yocius in 1981 (5.05 mm.).     Dissected from the intestine of a batfish trawled in 140 ft., 55 mi. E. Ponte Vedra, St. Johns Co., Florida by scallop boats in 3/88 (6.73 mm.).

    Scanning electron micrographs performed under the auspices of the Dept. of Invertebrates of the United States National Museum with the excellent technical assistance of Ms. Yolanda Villacampa.