Cerithideopsis costata

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Cerithideopsis costata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Potamididae
Genus: Cerithideopsis
Species: C. costata
Binomial name
Cerithideopsis costata
(da Costa, 1778)
  • Cerithidea costata (da Costa, 1778)
  • Strombiformis costatus da Costa, 1778 (original combination)

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


This marine species occurs in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.


The maximum recorded shell length is 21 mm.[2]


The minimum recorded depth for this species is 0 m; maximum recorded depth is 402 m.[2]


  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2014). Cerithideopsis costata (da Costa, 1778). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758590 on 2014-03-20
  2. ^ a b 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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