The Frog Shell

The frog shell is not extremely pretty as it tends to be covered in “limy deposits”.  The St. Thomas Frog Shell (Bursa thomae) got it’s name because it was first discovered in St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. It’s a small shell, growing only to a little over an inch long. Another frog shell – […]

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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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