Bittiolum varium

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Bittiolum varium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Cerithiidae
Genus: Bittiolum
Species: B. varium
Binomial name
Bittiolum varium
(Pfeiffer, 1840)
Synonyms[1]

Bittiolum properatum Woodring, 1928
Bittium varium (Pfeiffer, 1840)
Cerithium columellare d'Orbigny, 1847
Cerithium gibberulum C.B. Adams, 1845
Cerithium pallidum Pfeiffer, 1840
Cerithium triseriale Gabb, 1881
Cerithium varium Pfeiffer, 1840
Diastoma varium (Pfeiffer, 1840)

Bittiolum varium, common name the grass cerith, 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 6.5 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 11 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bittiolum varium (Pfeiffer, 1840).  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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