Clanculus waltonae

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Clanculus waltonae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Trochidae
Genus: Clanculus
Species: C. waltonae
Binomial name
Clanculus waltonae
Sowerby III, 1892
  • Clanculus (Clanculopsis) waltonae G.B. Sowerby, 1892
  • Clanculus miniatus auct.

Clanculus waltonae is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Trochidae, the top snails.[1][2][3][4]


The shell may attain a height of 10 mm.


This marine species occurs off False Bay to East London, South Africa


  1. ^ a b Rosenberg, G. (2012). Clanculus waltonae Sowerby III, 1892. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-11-23
  2. ^ Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
  3. ^ Herbert G.G. (1993). Revision of the Trochinae, tribe Trochini (Gastropoda: Trochidae) of southern Africa. Annals of the natal Museum 34(2):239-308.
  4. ^ Petit R.E. (2009) George Brettingham Sowerby, I, II & III: their conchological publications and molluscan taxa. Zootaxa 2189: 1–218.

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