Calliostoma soyoae

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Calliostoma soyoae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Calliostomatidae
Subfamily: Calliostomatinae
Genus: Calliostoma
Species: C. soyoae
Binomial name
Calliostoma soyoae
Ikebe, 1942
  • Calliostoma aculeatum soyoae Ikebe, 1942
  • Calliostoma (Calliostoma) soyoae Ikebe, 1942
  • Calliostoma (Tristichotrochus) aculeatum soyoae Ikebe, 1942

Calliostoma soyoae, common name Soyo's top shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Calliostomatidae.[1]

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


The size of the shell varies between 10 mm and 25 mm.


This marine species occurs off Japan and the Philippines.


  1. ^ a b Calliostoma soyoae Ikebe, 1942.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  • Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. (1999). Catalogue and bibliography of the marine shell-bearing Mollusca of Japan. Osaka. : Elle Scientific Publications. 749 pp

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