Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order [unassigned] Caenogastropoda > Superfamily Cerithioidea > Family Cerithiidae > Subfamily Cerithiinae > Genus Cerithium

Cerithium nesioticum Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1906

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CerithiumBruguière, 1789accepted genus name
Cerithium (Hirtocerithium) Monterosato, 1910 synonym
Drillocerithium Monterosato, 1910 synonym
Gladiocerithium Monterosato, 1910 synonym
Hirtocerithium Monterosato, 1910 synonym
Lithocerithium Monterosato, 1910 synonym

Species group names

Cerithium collacteum Iredale, 1929 synonym
Cerithium lacteum Kiener, 1841 synonym
Cerithium papillosum Sowerby G.B. II, 1855 synonym
Cerithium pusillum Nuttal in Jay, 1852 synonym
Cerithium spiculum Hedley, 1899 synonym
Cerithium voyi Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1906 synonym


original description

Pilsbry H. A. & Vanatta E.G. (1906). On some Pacific Cerithidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (1905) 57: 787-789

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.

additional source

Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.

additional source

Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp.

additional source

OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database





External Links

Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Barcode of Life
Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Cerithium nesioticum. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:139061




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