WoRMS taxon details

Cerithium caeruleum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855

216702  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216702)

accepted
Species
marine
Sowerby, G. B., II. (1855). Monograph of the genus <i>Cerithium</i>, Adanson. In G. B. Sowerby II (ed.), <i>Thesaurus conchyliorum, or monographs of genera of shells</i>. 2 (16): 847–899, pls 176–186. London, privately published., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11076091
page(s): 866, pl. 179, figs. 61, 62 [details]   
Type locality contained in Red Sea  
type locality contained in Red Sea [details]
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Shell up to 4 cm, with a single row of nodules and two or more rows of tiny beads on whorls....  
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Shell up to 4 cm, with a single row of nodules and two or more rows of tiny beads on whorls. Occasionally with tooth on columella near a reduced anal canal. Colour dirty greyish-white, with white aperture. Habitat: on rocks in the mid-eulittoral zone and deeper. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cerithium caeruleum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216702 on 2021-09-19
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2002-07-21 12:48:32Z
changed
2010-04-30 06:01:06Z
changed
2016-04-18 11:13:33Z
checked

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original description Sowerby, G. B., II. (1855). Monograph of the genus <i>Cerithium</i>, Adanson. In G. B. Sowerby II (ed.), <i>Thesaurus conchyliorum, or monographs of genera of shells</i>. 2 (16): 847–899, pls 176–186. London, privately published., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11076091
page(s): 866, pl. 179, figs. 61, 62 [details]   

original description  (of Vertagus schroteri Mörch, 1852) Mörch, O. A. L. (1852-1853). <i>Catalogus conchyliorum quae reliquit D. Alphonso d'Aguirra & Gadea Comes de Yoldi, Regis Daniae Cubiculariorum Princeps, Ordinis Dannebrogici in Prima Classe & Ordinis Caroli Tertii Eques. Fasc. 1, Cephalophora</i>, 170 pp. [1852]; <i>Fasc. 2, Acephala, Annulata, Cirripedia, Echinodermata</i>, 74 [+2] pp. [1853]. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: L. Klein. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12921 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Chambers, M. R. (1980). Zonation, abundance and biomass of gastropods from two Hong Kong Rocky. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the first International workshop on the malacofaunal of Hong Kong and Southern China. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 139-148. [details]   

basis of record Houbrick, R.S. (1992). Monograph of the genus <i>Cerithium</i> Bruguière in the Indo-Pacific (Cerithiidae: Prosobranchia). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 510: 1-211. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dautzenberg P. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. <i>Faune des colonies françaises</i>, 3(4): 321-636, pls 4-7. Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Shell up to 4 cm, with a single row of nodules and two or more rows of tiny beads on whorls. Occasionally with tooth on columella near a reduced anal canal. Colour dirty greyish-white, with white aperture. Habitat: on rocks in the mid-eulittoral zone and deeper. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Remark Family 'Cerithidae' in Kalk (1958). [details]
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