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Amalda depressa
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Apertural view of a shell of Amalda depressa
Scientific classification
  • Amalda (Baryspira) depressa (Sowerby, G.B. II, 1859)
  • Ancillaria depressa G.B. Sowerby II, 1859 (original combination)
  • Baryspira depressa (G.B. Sowerby II, 1859)

Amalda depressa, common name the depressed ancilla, is a species of a small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Ancillariidae.


The length of the shell varies between 11 mm and 26 mm.


This marine species is endemic to and occurs off New Zealand.

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