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Maoricrypta costata
Maoricrypta costata 2.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily:
Calyptraeoidea
Family:
Calyptraeidae
Genus:
Maoricrypta
Species:
M. costata
Binomial name
Maoricrypta costata
(Sowerby, 1824)
Synonyms

Crepidula costata Sowerby, 1824

Maoricrypta costata, or the ribbed slipper shell, is a species of intertidal medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Calyptraeidae. This species occurs along the east coast of the North Island, New Zealand.

Maoricrypta costata (underside) 2
Maoricrypta costata, ventral view showing "shelf" or "deck".
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