Bittiolum alternatum

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Bittiolum alternatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Cerithiidae
Genus: Bittiolum
Species: B. alternatum
Binomial name
Bittiolum alternatum
(Say, 1822)
Synonyms[1]

Bittium alternatum (Say, 1822)
Bittium nigrum (Totten, 1834)
Cerithium reticulatum Totten, 1835
Cerithium sayi Gould, 1841
Diastoma alternatum (Say, 1822)
Diastoma virginica Henderson & Bartsch, 1914
Pasithea nigra Totten, 1834
Turritella alternata Say, 1822

Bittiolum alternatum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cerithiidae.[1]

Distribution[edit]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 8.3 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 37 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bittiolum alternatum (Say, 1822).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.

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