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Bolma recens
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Shell of Bolma recens (holotype of Bolma recens clemenceae at MNHN, Paris)
Scientific classification
Synonyms
  • Bolma clemenceae Bozzetti, 2010
  • Bolma (Bolma) clemenceae Bozzetti, L., 2010
  • Bolma (Ormastralium) recens (Dell, 1967)
  • Incilaster recens Dell, 1967 (original combination)

Bolma recens is a large sea snail with a calcareous operculum, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Turbinidae, the turban snails.

Subspecies
  • Bolma recens clemenceae Bozzetti, 2010
  • Bolma recens recens (Dell, 1967)

Distribution

This species is known to occur in deep water on the Kiwi Seamount, north of New Zealand; also off Madagascar.

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