WoRMS taxon details

Cerithium caeruleum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855

216702  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216702)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Shell up to 4 cm, with a single row of nodules and two or more rows of tiny beads on whorls....  
Description 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]
MolluscaBase (2018). 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 2018-11-15
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2002-07-21 12:48:32Z
changed
2010-04-30 06:01:06Z
changed
2016-04-18 11:13:33Z
checked

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context source (HKRMS) Chambers, M. R. (1980). Zonation, abundance and biomass of gastropods from two Hong Kong Rocky. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the first International workshop on the malacofaunal of Hong Kong and Southern China. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 139-148. [details]   

basis of record Houbrick R.S. (1992). Monograph of the genus <i>Cerithium</i> Bruguière in the Indo-Pacific (Cerithiidae: Prosobranchia). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 510: 1-211., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/Zoology/pdf_hi/SCTZ-0510.pdf [details]   

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. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Remark Family 'Cerithidae' in Kalk (1958). [details]