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Ataxocerithium serotinum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa

Superfamily: Triphoroidea
Family: Newtoniellidae
Genus: Ataxocerithium
Tate, 1893[1]
Type species
Cerithium serotinum A. Adams, 1855

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Geminataxum Iredale, 1936

Ataxocerithium is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Newtoniellidae.[2]


Ataxocerithium serotinum, apertural view

Species in the genus Ataxocerithium include:[3][4]

Species brought into synonymy
  • Ataxocerithium abbreviatum (Brazier, 1877):[5] synonym of Ataxocerithium brazieri Cossmann, 1906
  • Ataxocerithium conturbatum Iredale, 1936: synonym of Ataxocerithium serotinum (A. Adams, 1855)
  • Ataxocerithium fucatum (Pease, 1861): synonym of Cerithium interstriatum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855
  • Ataxocerithium perplexum Marshall & Murdoch, 1919  : synonym of Zeacumantus lutulentus'' (Kiener, 1842)
  • Ataxocerithium perplexus P. Marshall & R. Murdoch, 1919: synonym of Zeacumantus lutulentus (Kiener, 1842)
  • Ataxocerithium pullum]] (Philippi, 1845): synonym of Eumetula pulla (Philippi, 1845)
  • Ataxocerithium scruposum Iredale, 1936: synonym of Ataxocerithium serotinum (A. Adams, 1855)


  1. ^ Tate (1893). Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales 27: 179.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2014). Ataxocerithium Tate, 1894. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2014-12-08
  3. ^ ZipCodeZoo
  4. ^ Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  5. ^ OBIS : Ataxocerithium