NZ Mollusca

Falsimargarita challengerica Marshall, 2016

Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda - Trochida - Calliostomatidae: Fautricinae - Falsimargarita
Size/Grows to: Length 6.2mm
Distribution: Western slope of Challenger Plateau, 1760-1799 metres
Some known Localities
  • Western slope of Challenger Plateau, 1760-1799 metres, NZ, (holotype, paratype)
  • Marshall, B.A. 2016 New species of Venustatrochus Powell, 1951 from New Zealand, and new species of Falsimargarita Powell, 1951 and a new genus of the Calliostomatidae from the southwest Pacific, with comments on some other calliostomatid genera (Mollusca: Gastropoda), Molluscan Research, 36(2) (p.131)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.