Tan Semeles

Tan Semeles
Family Semelidae

The "Tan" or "Yellow/Tan" Semele is a variation of color of the Purple Semele with the beak being light or dark tan and the outer shell being a yellowish tan color. Some shell are mostly yellow and I also call these "Blonde" semeles. There is some blending with both the Purplish and Orangish semeles.

The shell size to 1.5" shell compressed, thin, orbicular. Sculpture of fine growth lines crosser by finer radial lines. Umbones almost central, pointing forward. Lunule small. Color ivory-white, internally yellow with reddish-brown or mauve speckles.
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