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Casmaria perryi
Casmaria perryi (Iredale, 1912) MA28100 3of4.jpg
Casmaria perryi (Iredale, 1912) specimen held at Auckland Museum licensed under CC BY 4.0
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily:
Tonnoidea
Family:
Cassidae
Subfamily:
Cassinae
Genus:
Casmaria
Species:
C. perryi
Binomial name
Casmaria perryi
(Iredale, 1912)
Synonyms
  • Casmaria ponderosa perryi (Iredale, 1912)
  • Cassidea perryi Iredale, 1912

Casmaria perryi is a species of predatory sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the subfamily Cassinae, the helmet snails and bonnet snails.

Description

The size of an adult shell varies between 30 mm and 53 mm.


Distribution

This marine species occurs off New Zealand, southeastern Australia and Easter Island.

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