Bluish Top Shell

Diloma nigerrima

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Diloma nigerrima, common name the bluish top shell, is a species of small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk, in the family Trochidae, the top snails.

Is found in the South Island and not to be confused with the Diloma aethiops, Spotted Top Snail found in the North Island.

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