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Bathytoma murdochi
Scientific classification
  • Bathytoma murdochi murdochi (Finlay, 1930)
  • Bathytoma (Micantapex) murdochi murdochi, Beu & Maxwell 1990
  • Micantapex finlayi Powell, 1940
  • Pleurotoma tuberculata Kirk 1882 (preoccupied, replaced by Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) nodilirata Murdoch & Suter 1906)
  • Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) nodilirata Murdoch & Suter 1906 (also preoccupied; replaced by Bathytoma murdochi Finlay 1930)

Bathytoma murdochi is a recent and fossil species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Borsoniidae.


This marine species occurs off New Zealand and Tasmania


The height of the biconic shell varies between 23 mm and 27 mm.

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