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Cerithium

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Cerithiidae
Scientific name  Cerithium
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Cerithioidea
Subfamily  Cerithiinae
Higher classification  Cerithiidae
Rank  Genus
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Lower classifications  Cerithium echinatum, Clypeomorus batillariaeformis

Observing juvenile cerithium vulgatum saronic gulf george moaitis 29 8 2015


Cerithium is a genus of small to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Cerithiidae, the ceriths.

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Cerithium Cerithium Thericium atratum

wikipedia cerithium leptocharactum


Species

Species within this genus include:

Fossil records

Cerithium Cerithium egenum

The genus is known from the Triassic to the Recent periods (age range: from 221.5 to 0.0 million years ago). Fossils shells have been found all over the world. There are about 100 extinct species including:

  • Cerithium crenatum from the Pliocene of Italy
  • Cerithium elegans Deshayes, 1824

  • Cerithium Cerithium scabridum
    Cerithium FileCerithium varicosum 01JPG Wikimedia Commons
    Cerithium Cerithium Thericium litteratum
    Cerithium

    References

    Cerithium Wikipedia


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