Splendrillia vivens is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.
The length of the shell attains 10 mm, its diameter 3.3 mm.
This marine species is endemic to New Zealand and occurs off Ninety Mile Beach, North Island; also off Chatham Rise at a depth of 550 m.
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