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Sukashitrochus lyallensis
Sukashitrochus lyallensis (Finlay, 1926) (AM MA70696-1).jpg
Shell of Sukashitrochus lyallensis (specimen at the Auckland War Memorial Museum)
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily:
Scissurelloidea
Family:
Scissurellidae
Subfamily:
Scissurellinae
Genus:
Sukashitrochus
Species:
S. lyallensis
Binomial name
Sukashitrochus lyallensis
(Finlay, 1927)
Synonyms
  • Schismope atkinsoni Suter, 1913
  • Schismope lyallensis Finlay, 1927
  • Sinezona lyallensis (Finlay, 1927)

Sukashitrochus lyallensis is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Scissurellidae.

Habitat

Sukashitrochus lyallensis is generally found in New Zealand. It is found in water up to a depth of 240 m.

Shell description

At 1.5 mm in height and 1.8 mm in width, its shell is larger than Sinezona iota and Sinezona laques.

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