Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order [unassigned] Caenogastropoda > Superfamily Triphoroidea > Family Cerithiopsidae > Genus Cerithiopsis

Cerithiopsis tubercularis (Montagu, 1803)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CerithiopsisForbes & Hanley, 1850accepted genus name
Nanopsis Cecalupo & Robba, 2010 synonym

Species group names

Cerithiopsis aciculata Locard & Caziot, 1900 synonym
Cerithiopsis tubercularis var. clarkii Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Cerithium acicula Brusina, 1865 synonym
Cerithium pygmaeum Philippi, 1844 synonym
Murex tubercularis Montagu, 1803 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: bruine sponshoren; naaldje


original description

Montagu, G. (1803) Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606 pp.

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.

additional source

Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.





External Links

Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (119 publications)
Barcode of Life
GenBank (6 nucleotides; 6 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Cerithiopsis tubercularis (Montagu, 1803). 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:139085




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