Classifying Seashells

I am not in love with science.  I call my shells by their common names and pay little attention to the Latin names and don’t really care which “family” they belong to, but I realize that some people might. So this is my attempt to explain the classification of seashells, beginning with the “Class”. The […]

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Wentletrap Seashells

I’ve written about the wentletrap shell before, but didn’t know much about it. I still am not sure which wentletrap this one is. If you can identify it, I’d love to know.  (Now I know what it see – see below.) They are carnivorous and eat coral and sea anemones. I had a reader leave […]

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Seashell Identification: How It Began

I am not a seashell expert, just an everyday person who has recently taken an interest in identifying the Florida shells I have collected over the years.   While walking the Florida beaches during the many years I lived there, picking up pretty seashells was just part of life. It was something to keep the kids happy […]

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