Calliostoma waikanae forsteriana

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Calliostoma waikanae forsteriana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Calliostomatidae
Subfamily: Calliostomatinae
Tribe: Calliostomatini
Genus: Calliostoma
Species: C. waikanae
Subspecies: C. waikanae forsteriana
Trinomial name
Calliostoma waikanae forsteriana
(Dell, 1950)
  • Calliostoma (Maurea) waikanae forsteriana Dell R.K., 1950
  • Venustas pellucida forsteriana Dell, 1950

Calliostoma waikanae forsteriana is a subspecies of medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Calliostomatidae, the calliostoma top snails.


The height of the shell attains 45 mm.


This marine species occurs off New Zealand.


  • Marshall, 1995. A revision of the recent Calliostoma species of New Zealand (Mollusca:Gastropoda:Trochoidea). The Nautilus 108(4):83-127

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