Fusiaphera macrospira

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Fusiaphera macrospira
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Cancellarioidea
Family: Cancellariidae
Genus: Fusiaphera
Species: F. macrospira
Binomial name
Fusiaphera macrospira
(A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Synonyms[1]
  • Cancellaria macrospira Adams & Reeve, 1850
  • Cancellaria azumai Habe, 1961
  • Cancellaria exquisita Preston, 1905
  • Cancellaria luscinia Melvill & Standen, 1903
  • Cancellaria macrospira A. Adams & Reeve, 1850
  • Cancellaria macrospiratoides Habe, 1961
  • Cancellaria pallida E.A. Smith, 1899
  • Cancellaria producta Sowerby, 1903
  • Cancellaria tosaensis Habe, 1961
  • Cancellaria wilmeri Sowerby, 1881
  • Fusiaphera azumai (Habe, 1961)
  • Fusiaphera dampierensis Garrard, 1975
  • Fusiaphera eva Petit, 1980
  • Fusiaphera exquisita (Preston, 1905)
  • Fusiaphera macrospiratoides (Habe, 1961)
  • Fusiaphera pallida (E.A. Smith, 1899)
  • Fusiaphera tosaensis (Habe, 1961)

Fusiaphera macrospira, common name the big-spired nutmeg, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cancellariidae, the nutmeg snails.[1]

Description[edit]

The shell size varies between 14 mm and 30 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in the Eastern Indian Ocean and in the Western Pacific Ocean.

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