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

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

Description

The height of the smooth shell attains 0.8 mm, its diameter 1.5 mm. This very small, white shell has a discoidal shape and wide umbilicus. It contains 2½ rapidly increasing whorls. The aperture is circular.

Distribution

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

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