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Daphnella diluta
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Scientific classification

Daphnella (Daphnella) diluta Sowerby III, 1897

Daphnella diluta is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Raphitomidae.


The length of the shell attains 10 mm, its diameter 4.25 mm.

The white oblong-ovate shell is sparsely maculate with red dots. The spire is acutely conical. The shell contains 6 convex, rounded whorls, subtly spirally striated. The large body whorl is oval and not rostrate. The aperture is wide. The outer lip is thin and arcuate, moderately sinuous below.


This marine species is endemic to Australia and occurs off South Australia.

  • Cotton, B.C. 1947. Australian Recent and Tertiary Turridae. Adelaide : Field Naturalist's Section of the Royal Society of South Australia. Conchology Club Vol. 4 pp. 1-34.
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