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Microvoluta marginata
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily:
Muricoidea
Family:
Volutomitridae
Genus:
Microvoluta
Species:
M. marginata
Binomial name
Microvoluta marginata
(Hutton, 1885)
Synonyms
  • Microvoluta cuvierensis Finlay, 1930
  • Turricula lincta Hutton, 1885
  • Turricula marginata Hutton, 1885
  • Vulpecula (Pusia) biconica R. Murdoch & Suter, 1906
  • Vulpecula biconica Murdoch & Suter, 1906
  • Vulpecula marginata (Hutton, 1885)

Microvoluta marginata is a species of medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Volutomitridae, the mitres.

Description

The length of the shell attains 6 mm.

Distribution

It is only known to occur in New Zealand.

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