Liotina tantilla

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Liotina tantilla
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Liotiidae
Genus: Liotina
Species: L. tantilla
Binomial name
Liotina tantilla
A. Adams, 1863 [1]

Liotina (Liotinaria) tantilla (A. Adams, 1863)

Liotina tantilla is a species of small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk, in the family Liotiidae.[2]


The small, thick, white shell has a discoid shape and is deeply umbilicate. It contains 3½ convex whorls with concentric,grooved furrows. The last whorls has a rounde dshape at the periphery. The umbilicus is of a moderate size. The aperture is circular.[1]


This marine species occurs off Japan.


  • Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. (1999). Catalogue and bibliography of the marine shell-bearing Mollusca of Japan. Osaka. : Elle Scientific Publications. 749 pp.

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