Ancillina apicalis

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Ancillina apicalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Olivoidea
Family: Olivellidae
Genus: Ancillina
Species: A. apicalis
Binomial name
Ancillina apicalis
(Kay, 1979)[1]

Olivella apicalis Kay, 1979 (original combination)

Ancillina apicalis is a species of small sea snail, marine gastropod mollusk in the family Olivellidae, the dwarf olives.[2]


The length of the shell varies between 6 mm and 8 mm.


This marine species occurs off Hawaii.


  • Severns M. (2011) Shells of the Hawaiian Islands - The Sea Shells. Conchbooks, Hackenheim. 564 pp.

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