Cerithideopsis pliculosa

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Cerithideopsis pliculosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Potamididae
Genus: Cerithideopsis
Species: C. pliculosa
Binomial name
Cerithideopsis pliculosa
(Menke, 1829)
  • Cerithium pliculosum Menke, 1829 (original combination)
  • Potamides iostomus L. Pfeiffer, 1839

Cerithideopsis pliculosa is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Potamididae.[1]



The maximum recorded shell length is 33 mm.[2]


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


  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2014). Cerithideopsis pliculosa (Menke, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758582 on 2014-03-20
  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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