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Object Name Specimen, Gastropod
Description Gastropod mollusc fossil, collected by Dr Philip Maxwell at Oligocene fossil site in Lake Waitaki area.

Cirsotrema lyratum. Coral predator, genus still in NZ waters
Catalogue Number 2006/123.016
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs)
Class Gastropoda (Snails, limpets)
Order Neogastopoda (advanced sea snails)
Family Epitoniidae
Genus and species Cirsotrema lyratum (Zittel 1864)