Calliostoma torrei Clench & Aguayo, 1940



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last (and only) record: 1940 or earlier (dead shell) (Harasewych & Sedberry, 2006)

Since rediscovered (Harasewych & Sedberry, 2006)


Distribution & Habitat

Cuba & Florida, USA


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Clench, W. J. and Aguayo, C. G. (1940). Notes and descriptions of new deep-water Mollusca obtained by the Harvard-Habana Expedition off the coast of Cuba. III. Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural 14(1): 77-94.


Other references:

Harasewych, M. G. and Sedberry, George R. (2006). Rediscovery, Range Extension, and Redescription of Calliostoma torrei Clench and Aguayo, 1940 (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda: Trochidae). The Nautilus 120(2): 39-44.

MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Calliostoma torrei Clench & Aguayo, 1940. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-02-18


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