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Munditia echinata
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily:
Trochoidea
Family:
Liotiidae
Subfamily:
Liotiinae
Genus:
Munditia
Species:
M. echinata
Binomial name
Munditia echinata
Powell, 1937

Munditia echinata is a minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Liotiidae.

Distribution

This marine species is endemic to the Three Kings Islands, New Zealand.

The species is found at depths of about 475 m.

Description

Its shell is very small, solid, boldly sculptured with three spiral rows of long spines, otherwise the surface is smooth. It is white in colour and up to 0.6 mm high and 1.4 mm wide.

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