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Temporal range: Miocene to Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: (unassigned)
Genus: Lissotesta
Iredale, 1915
Type species
Cyclostrema micra J. E. Tenison-Woods, 1877
  • Intortia Egorova, 1972
  • Lapidicola Egorova, 1972
  • Submargarita Strebel, 1908

Lissotesta is a genus of minute sea snails or micromolluscs, marine gastropod molluscs, unassigned in the superfamily Seguenzioidea.[2]


Species within the genus Lissotesta include:

Nomen dubium
  • Lissotesta humilis (Pelseneer, 1903)


  1. ^ Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2012). Lissotesta Iredale, 1915. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2013-01-15
  2. ^ Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2012). Lissotesta. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 27 March 2013
  3. ^ Mollucs of Tasmania: Lissotesta contabulata
  4. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Lissotesta similis (Thiele, 1912). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2013-01-15
  • Kano Y., Chikyu, E. & Warén, A. (2009) Morphological, ecological and molecular characterization of the enigmatic planispiral snail genus Adeuomphalus (Vetigastropoda: Seguenzioidea). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 75:397-418.

Further reading[edit]

  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
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  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213
  • Spencer, H.; Marshall. B. (2009). All Mollusca except Opisthobranchia. In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584