Oliva tessellata

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Oliva tessellata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Olivoidea
Family: Olividae
Genus: Oliva
Species: O. tessellata
Binomial name
Oliva tessellata
Lamarck, 1811[1]
  • Oliva tesselata (misspelling)
  • Oliva (Neocylindrus) guttata Fischer von Waldheim, G., 1807
  • Oliva (Neocylindrus) tessellata Lamarck, 1811

Oliva tessellata, common name the tessellate 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 15 mm and 60 mm.


This marine species occurs in the Eastern Indian Ocean and off Taiwan, New Caledonia and Eastern Australia.


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