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Calliostoma waikanae forsteriana
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily:
Trochoidea
Family:
Calliostomatidae
Subfamily:
Calliostomatinae
Tribe:
Calliostomatini
Genus:
Species:
C. waikanae
Subspecies:
C. waikanae forsteriana
Trinomial name
Calliostoma waikanae forsteriana
(Dell, 1950)
Synonyms
  • Calliostoma (Maurea) waikanae forsteriana Dell R.K., 1950
  • Venustas pellucida forsteriana Dell, 1950

Calliostoma waikanae forsteriana is a subspecies of medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Calliostomatidae, the calliostoma top snails.

Description

The height of the shell attains 45 mm.

Distribution

This marine species occurs off New Zealand.

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