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Cirsotrema zelebori
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa
Superfamily:
Epitonioidea
Family:
Epitoniidae
Genus:
Cirsotrema
Species:
C. zelebori
Binomial name
Cirsotrema zelebori
(Dunker, 1866)
Synonyms
  • Boreoscala zelebori (Dunker, 1866)
  • Cirsotrema forresti (Dell, 1956)
  • Cirsotrema reevei Clessin, 1897
  • Epitonium (Asperiscala) forresti Dell, R.K.
  • Epitonium zelebori Frauenfeld, 1898
  • Scalaria intermedia Hutton, 1873
  • Scalaria zelebori Dunker, 1866
  • Tioria forresti Dell, 1956

Cirsotrema zelebori, common name : the slender wentletrap, is species of very small deepwater sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Epitoniidae, the wentletraps.

Description

The shell size varies between 12 mm and 25 mm

Distribution

This species is endemic to the seas off the southern islands of New Zealand

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