Calliotropis excelsior

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Calliotropis excelsior
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Calliotropidae
Genus: Calliotropis
Species: C. excelsior
Binomial name
Calliotropis excelsior
Vilvens, 2004[1]

Calliotropis (Solaricida) excelsior Vilvens, 2004

Calliotropis excelsior is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Calliotropidae.[2]



This species occurs in the Pacific Ocean off Fiji and New Caledonia.


  1. ^ Vilvens, C., 2004. Description of four new species of Calliotropis (Gastropoda: Trochidae: Eucyclinae: Calliotropini) from New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu. Novapex 5(1):19-31
  2. ^ Calliotropis excelsior Vilvens, 2004.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  • Vilvens C. (2007) New records and new species of Calliotropis from Indo-Pacific. Novapex 8 (Hors Série 5): 1-72.

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