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Stiracolpus symmetricus
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily:
Cerithioidea
Family:
Turritellidae
Subfamily:
Turritellinae
Genus:
Stiracolpus
Species:
S. symetricus
Binomial name
Stiracolpus symmetricus
(Hutton, 1873)
Synonyms
  • Stiracolpus delli granti (Marwick, 1957)
  • Stiracolpus delli murdochi (Marwick, 1957)
  • Stiracolpus delli vellae (Marwick, 1957)
  • Stiracolpus nanulus (Marwick, 1957)
  • Stiracolpus robinae (Marwick, 1957)
  • Stiracolpus shepherdi (Marwick, 1957)
  • Turritella (Colpospira) godeffroyana Donald, 1900
  • Turritella (Eglisia) symetrica Hutton, 1873 (Original combination)
  • Turritella chordata Suter, 1908
  • Turritella symmetrica Hutton, 1873
  • Zeacolpus symmetricus (Hutton, 1873)

Stiracolpus symmetricus, common name : the small turret, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turritellidae.

Description

The shell grows to a length of 11 mm.


Distribution

This marine species is endemic to New Zealand.

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