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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Cystiscidae
Subfamily: Persiculinae
Genus: Canalispira
Jousseaume, 1875
Type species
Canalispira olivellaeformis Jousseaume, 1875
  • Baroginella Laseron, 1957
  • Osvaldoginella Espinosa & Ortea, 1997

Canalispira is a genus of very small sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks or micromollusks in the family Cystiscidae.[1]


Species within the genus Canalispira include:


Further reading[edit]

  • Coovert G. A. & Coovert H. K. (1995). "Revision of the supraspecific classification of marginelliform gastropods". The Nautilus 109(2-3): 43-110.
  • McCleery T. & Wakefield A. (2007). "A review of the enigmatic genus Canalispira Jousseaume, 1875 (Gastropoda: Cystiscidae) with the description of three new species from the western Atlantic". Novapex 8(1): 1-10

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