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Calthalotia arruensis 002.jpg
A shell of Calthalotia arruensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Trochidae
Genus: Calthalotia
Iredale, 1929[1]
Type species
Calliostoma arruense Watson, 1880

Calthalotia is an Australian genus of sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Trochidae, the top shells.[2]


Species with names in current use within the genus Calthalotia include:[3]

Species brought into synonymy


  1. ^ Iredale T. (1929). Mem. Queensland Mus. 9: 271.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2010). Calthalotia Iredale, 1929. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2010-10-31
  3. ^ OBIS : Calthalotia; accessed : 31 October 2010
  4. ^ "Calthalotia fragum (Philippi, 1848)" Retrieved 29 October 2013.
  5. ^ Jansen, P., 1993. The family Trochidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Sydney metropolitan area and adjacent coast. Australian Zoologist 29(1-2): 49-61.
  6. ^ NHMR: Calthalotia marginata
  7. ^ Calthalotia marginata
  • Wilson, B., 1993. Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A

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