Crosseola cuvieriana is a small sea snail or micromollusc, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Cyclostrematidae.
This species is endemic
to New Zealand
, found around islands off the north east coast of the North Island
such as Cuvier Island
, Little Barrier Island
, and the Hen and Chicken Islands
This snail is found at depths of between 35 and 75 m
The shell is small, white, trochiform
, boldly fenestrated by prominent but narrow spiral keels, crossed by almost equally strong narrow axials. There are two keels on the spire
, plus three more on the base, in addition to a strong plait
, encircling the free-edged expanded columellar lip. There is a deep notch in the basal lip between the end of the pillar and the termination of the basal fold.
The shell height is up to 3 mm, and the width is up to 3 mm.
- Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1