Krachia tiara

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Krachia tiara
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa
Superfamily: Triphoroidea
Family: Cerithiopsidae
Genus: Krachia
Species: K. tiara
Binomial name
Krachia tiara
(Monterosato, 1874)

Cerithiopsis tiara Monterosato, 1874

Krachia tiara is a species of sea snail, a gastropod in the family Cerithiopsidae, which is known from European waters. It was described by Monterosato, in 1874.[1]


This marine species was at bathyal depths off Madeira, the Cape Verdes, the Canary Islands and in the Mediterranean Sea.


The size of the shell attains 4 mm.


  • Monterosato T. A. (di), 1874 (luglio): Recherches conchyliologiques, effectuées au Cap Santo Vito, en Sicile. (Traduz. dall'italiano di H. Crosse); Journal de Conchyliologie 22 (3) : 243-282 (luglio) 22 (4): 359-364 (ottobre)
  • Bouchet P. & Warén A. (1993). Revision of the Northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Mesogastropoda. Bollettino Malacologico supplemento 3: 579-840