Above is a picture of the Stout Tagelus.
The scientific name of a Stout Tagelus is Tagelus Plebeius. Stout Tagelus' occurance is common but these estimates vary depending on the book used to find this information. It is an Infuanal shell. That means they are usually concealed below the surface. You can find them in enclosed lagoons and at bay margins. You can find these shells in the Gulf States. There are some other ranges where you can find this shell and they are: Cape Cod to southern Florida, West Indies, Surinam, Brazilian coast to Bahia Blanca, and Argentina. It's Geologic Range is Miocene to Recent.
The shell is a brownish-whitish color. The Stout Tagelus It fits in the shell category called Bivalve. The usual size of a Stout Tagelus is between fifty and sixty-eight millimeters. Stout Tagelus is a rectangular shape but can also look like an oval.
Above is another picture of a Stout Tagelus.
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