Cerithium guinaicum

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Cerithium guinaicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Cerithiidae
Genus: Cerithium
Species: C. guinaicum
Binomial name
Cerithium guinaicum
Philippi, 1849

Cerithium auricoma Schwengel, 1940
Cerithium caribbaeum M. Smith, 1946
Cerithium mitriforme
Cerithium moenense Gabb, 1881
Cerithium stantoni Dall, 1907
Murex pictus W. Wood, 1828
Thericium auricoma (Schwengel, 1940)
Thericium moenense (Gabb, 1881)
Thericium stantoni (Dall, 1907)

Cerithium guinaicum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cerithiidae.[1]


The distribution of Cerithium guinaicum includes the North America.[2]


The maximum recorded shell length is 45 mm.[3]


Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[3] Maximum recorded depth is 20 m.[3]


  1. ^ a b Cerithium guinaicum Philippi, 1849.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 May 2010.
  2. ^ Cerithium guinaicum. sealifebase.org, accessed 9 January 2011.
  3. ^ 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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