Calliostoma katherina

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Calliostoma katherina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Calliostomatidae
Subfamily: Calliostomatinae
Genus: Calliostoma
Species: C. katherina
Binomial name
Calliostoma katherina
(Iredale, 1936)
Synonyms[1]
  • Benthastelena katherina Iredale, 1936
  • Calliostoma (Benthastelena) katherina (Iredale, 1936)

Calliostoma katherina is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Calliostomatidae, the calliostoma top snails.[1]

Some authors place this taxon in the subgenus Calliostoma (Benthastelena).

Description[edit]

The height of the shell attains 14 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs off Queensland and New South Wales, Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Calliostoma katherina (Iredale, 1936).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  • Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. (1962). A reference list of the marine Mollusca of New South Wales. Memoirs of the Australian Museum. 11 : 1-109
  • Wilson, B. (1993). Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods. Kallaroo, WA : Odyssey Publishing. Vol.1 1st Edn pp. 1–408

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