Lodderia iota is a minute sea snail or micromollusc, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Cyclostrematidae.
This species is endemic
to the north of the North Island
of New Zealand
This snail is found at depths of about 20 m
The shell is minute, subglobular, narrowly umbilicated
, biangulated by spiral cords and crossed by axial threads, about 40 on the body whorl
, and they extend from the suture
to the small deep umbilicus
. The aperture
is circular, the peristome internally thickened, but not externally variced
Shell coloration is pale buff.
The shell height is up to 0.55 mm, and the width is up to 0.65 mm.
- Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1