Cytora pallida is a species of small land snail, a terrestrial gastropod mollusc in the family Liareidae.
This species is endemic
to the North Island
of New Zealand
The shell is tall-spired
and broadly conical, the body whorl
distinctly angled at the periphery. Sculpture
is of irregular spiral lirae, two or three on the spire-whorls, and about 10 on the body whorl, five on the base, the whole crossed by membranous low axials that are frequently worn off. In some young examples the axials are slightly hirsute.
Coloration of the shell is yellowish to reddish-brown, with two narrow pale spiral bands, one at the periphery and the other at mid base.
Shell height is up to 6 mm, and width up to 4 mm.
- Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1