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Calliostoma osbornei
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily:
Trochoidea
Family:
Calliostomatidae
Subfamily:
Calliostomatinae
Tribe:
Calliostomatini
Genus:
Species:
C. osbornei
Binomial name
Calliostoma osbornei
Powell, 1926
Synonyms

Calliostoma (Maurea) osbornei Powell, 1926

Calliostoma osbornei, common name Osborn's top shell, is a species of medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Calliostomatidae, the calliostoma top snails.

Description

The size of the shell varies between 25 mm and 35 mm.

Distribution

This marine species occurs off New Zealand.

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