Ebala resticula (Dall, 1889) Rope Pyram

Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM)

Ebala resticula (Dall, 1889) Rope Pyram

    Bottom sample taken at 86 ft., Tanzler’s Waters (reef area), 20 mi. E. N. E. Mayport, Duval Co., Florida by Kevin Stevenson on 7/29/98 (1.49 mm.). Culled by H. G. Lee. Scanning electron micrograph performed under the auspices of the Dept. of Invertebrates of the United States National Museum with the excellent technical assistance of Ms. Yolanda Villacampa. This species has also been collected in drift at Kice Island, Collier Co., SE FL. (Lee, 2012: 8, figs. 13)

Lee, H. and A. Tripp, 2012. Kice Island, Collier Co. - the other SW Florida shelling beach. Shell-O-Gram 53(2): 5-9. March.   http://www.jaxshells.org/pdfs/marapr12.pdf

Ebala species cf. E. resticula (Dall, 1889) cf. Rope Pyram Fossils

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM)

Ebala  species cf. E. resticula (Dall, 1889) cf. Rope Pyram Fossils

Ebala  species cf. E. resticula (Dall, 1889) cf. Rope Pyram Fossils

Ebala  species cf. E. resticula (Dall, 1889) cf. Rope Pyram Fossils

   Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida. The specimen illustrated in the top two images measures 0.84 mm. SEMs produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL .This species appears to persist in the Recent fauna, e.g., Bacteridium sp. of Redfern (2013: 246; sp. 694)