Bittium

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Bittium
Harting 1852 - Bittium reticulatum1.jpg
Drawing from Hartling 1886, two views of a shell of Bittium reticulatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Sorbeoconcha

Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Cerithiidae
Genus: Bittium
Leach in Gray, 1847[1]
Type species
Bittium reticulatum Costa, E.M. da, 1778
Species

See text

Synonyms[2]
  • Cerithium (Bittium) Gray, 1847
  • Dahlakia Biggs, 1971

Bittium is a genus of very small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Cerithiidae, the horn snails. [2]

Distribution[edit]

This genus is found worldwide.

Description[edit]

Species[edit]

Species in the genus Bittium include:[3]

Species brought into synonymy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leach (1847). Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 20: 270.
  2. ^ a b Gofas, S. (2011). Bittium Leach in Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137758 on 2011-02-08
  3. ^ ZipCodeZoo
  4. ^ WoRMS (2010). Bittium aedonium (Watson, 1880). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473064 on 2011-01-13
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae "Bittium". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.  accessed 13 January 2011.
  6. ^ WoRMS (2010). Bittium delicatum (Watson, 1880). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473067 on 2011-01-13
  7. ^ WoRMS (2010). Bittium elegantissimum. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473063 on 2011-01-13
  8. ^ WoRMS (2010). Bittium lusciniae (Watson, 1880). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473070 on 2011-01-13
  9. ^ WoRMS (2010). Bittium philomelae (Watson, 1880). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473071 on 2011-01-13
  10. ^ WoRMS (2010). Bittium pigrum (Watson, 1880). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473079 on 2011-01-13
  11. ^ Rosenberg, G. (2010). Bittiolum alternatum (Say, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160172 on 2011-01-13
  12. ^ WoRMS (2010). Cerithium boeticum. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473096 on 2011-01-13
  13. ^ Gofas, S. (2010). Cerithidium diplax (Watson, 1886). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=397036 on 2011-01-13
  14. ^ WoRMS (2010). Cacozeliana granarium (Kiener, 1842). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473085 on 2011-01-13
  15. ^ WoRMS (2010). Ittibittium parcum (Gould, 1861). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=473137 on 2011-01-13
  16. ^ Gofas, S. (2010). Cerithidium perparvulum (Watson, 1886). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=397037 on 2011-01-13
  17. ^ Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010). Bittiolum varium (Pfeiffer, 1840). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160174 on 2011-01-13
  18. ^ WoRMS (2010). Cerithium zebrum Kiener, 1841. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216673 on 2011-01-13
  • Biggs H.E. (1971). On a proposed new genus of cerithid mollusca from the Dahlak islands, Red Sea. Journal of Conchology 27: 221-223, pl. 7
  • Gründel J. (1976). Zur Taxonomie und Phylogenie der Bittium-Gruppe. Malakologische Abhandlungen 5(3): 33-59
  • Houbrick R. (1977). Reevaluation and new description of the genus Bittium (Cerithiidae). The Veliger 20 (2): 101-106
  • Houbrick R. (1978). Redescription of Bittium proteum (Jousseaume, 1930) with comments on its generic placements. The Nautilus 92 (1): 9-11
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

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