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Calliostoma turnerarum
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily:
Trochoidea
Family:
Calliostomatidae
Subfamily:
Calliostomatinae
Tribe:
Calliostomatini
Genus:
Species:
C. turnerarum
Binomial name
Calliostoma turnerarum
Powell, 1964
Synonyms
  • Calliostoma (Maurea) turnerarum (Powell, 1964)
  • Maurea turnerarum Powell, 1964 (original description)

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

Some authors place this taxon in the subgenus Calliostoma (Maurea)

Description

The height of the shell attains 57 mm.


Distribution

This marine species occurs off New Zealand.

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