Cantrainea inexpectata

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Cantrainea inexpectata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Phasianelloidea
Family: Colloniidae
Subfamily: Colloniinae
Genus: Cantrainea
C. inexpectata
Binomial name
Cantrainea inexpectata
B.A. Marshall, 1979

Cantrainea inexpectata is a species of small sea snail with calcareous opercula, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Colloniidae.[1]


This marine species is endemic to New Zealand.[2]


  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Cantrainea inexpectata B.A. Marshall, 1979. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2013-02-10
  2. ^ B. A. Marshall (1979) The Trochidae and Turbinidae of the Kermadec Ridge (Mollusca: Gastropoda), New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 6:4, 521-552, DOI: 10.1080/03014223.1979.10428396

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