Oliva mantichora

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Oliva mantichora
OLiva mantichora 01.jpg
Five views of a shell of Oliva mantichora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Olivoidea
Family: Olividae
Genus: Oliva
Species: O. mantichora
Binomial name
Oliva mantichora
Duclos, 1840[1]
  • Oliva (Annulatoliva) annulata annulata mantichora Duclos, P.L., 1840
  • Oliva intricata Dautzenberg, 1927

Oliva mantichora, common name the amethyst olive, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Olividae, the olives.[2]


The length of the shell varies between 25 mm and 53 mm.


This marine species occurs in the Western Indian Ocean to Japan and New Guinea.


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