Cerithium vulgatum

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Cerithium vulgatum
Cerithium vulgatum 02.JPG
Five views of a shell of Cerithium vulgatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Cerithiidae
Genus: Cerithium
Species: C. vulgatum
Binomial name
Cerithium vulgatum
Bruguière, 1792
Synonyms[1]

Cerithium rupestre Risso, 1826

Fossil of the same species from the Pliocene

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

Description[edit]

This species occurs in European waters and in the Mediterranean Sea.

Cerithium vulgatum ssp. europaeum

Distribution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cerithium vulgatum Bruguière, 1792.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 February 2011.
  • Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 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
  • Gofas S., Garilli V. & Boisselier-Dubayle M.C. (2004). Nomenclature of the smaller Mediterranean Cerithium species. Bollettino Malacologico 39(5-8): 95-104

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