Brocchinia septentrionalis

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Brocchinia septentrionalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Cancellarioidea
Family: Cancellariidae
Genus: Brocchinia
Species: B. septentrionalis
Binomial name
Brocchinia septentrionalis
(Finlay, 1930)

Inglisella septentrionalis Finlay, 1930 (basionym)

Brocchinia septentrionalis is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cancellariidae, the nutmeg snails.[1]


The shell grows to a length of 5 mm.


This marine species is found along New Zealand.


  • Finlay H.J. (1930) Additions to the Recent fauna of New Zealand. No. 3. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 61: 222-247. [Published 23 August 1930] page(s): 240
  • Hemmen J. (2007). Recent Cancellariidae. Wiesbaden, 428pp

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