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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCerithium caeruleum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855 
AphiaID: 216702

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerithioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerithiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerithiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerithium (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerithium Bruguière, 1789
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  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCerithium caeruleum var. minima H. Fischer & Vignal, 1901 (original combination)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCerithium tuberculatum Lamarck, 1822 (original combination)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClypeomorus caeruleum (G. B. Sowerby II, 1855) (chresonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVertagus schroteri Mörch, 1852 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record 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. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCerithium caeruleum var. minima H. Fischer & Vignal, 1901 accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCerithium caeruleum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunzi Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMsambweni Reef [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Habitat: rocky shores
Shell up to 4 cm, with a single row of nodules and two or more rows of tiny beads on whorls. Occasionally with tooth on columella near a reduced anal canal. Colour dirty greyish-white, with white aperture. Habitat: on rocks in the mid-eulittoral zone and deeper. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Family 'Cerithidae' in Kalk (1958). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216702
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Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-07-21 12:48:32Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-04-30 06:01:06Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2013). Cerithium caeruleum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216702 on 2014-04-16
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