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Cantharidus purpureus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Trochoidea
Subfamily  Monodontinae
Scientific name  Cantharidus purpureus
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Family  Trochidae
Genus  Cantharidus
Higher classification  Cantharidus
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Similar  Cantharidus, Gastropods, Trochidae, Molluscs, Micrelenchus

Cantharidus purpureus, common name the red opal top shell, is a species of medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Trochidae.

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Description

The length of the shell varies between 16 mm and 32 mm. It grazes on seaweed.

Distribution

This marine species occurs off North Island and South Island, New Zealand.

References

Cantharidus purpureus Wikipedia


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