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Cerithium  Bruguiere, 1789
Taxonomic Serial No.: 72119

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                            SuperfamilyCerithioidea J. Fleming, 1822  
                               FamilyCerithiidae J. Fleming, 1822  
                                  GenusCerithium Bruguiere, 1789  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Cerithium atratum (Born, 1778) – dark cerith 
                                     Species Cerithium caribbaeum M. Smith, 1946  
                                     Species Cerithium chara Pilsbry, 1949  
                                     Species Cerithium eburneum Bruguiere, 1792 – ivory cerith 
                                     Species Cerithium gemmatum Hinds, 1844  
                                     Species Cerithium guinaicum Philippi, 1849 – Guinea cerith 
                                     Species Cerithium interstriatum   
                                     Species Cerithium lindae Petuch, 1987  
                                     Species Cerithium litteratum (Born, 1778) – stocky cerith 
                                     Species Cerithium lutosum Menke, 1828 – variable cerith 
                                     Species Cerithium lymani Pilsbry, 1949  
                                     Species Cerithium maculosum Kiener, 1841  
                                     Species Cerithium menkei Carpenter, 1857  
                                     Species Cerithium moenensis Gabb, 1881  
                                     Species Cerithium muscarum Say, 1822 – flyspeck cerith 
                                     Species Cerithium mutabile Lamarck, 1804  
                                     Species Cerithium stercusmuscarum Valenciennes, 1833  
                                     Species Cerithium uncinatum Gmelin, 1791  
                                     Species Cerithium variabile Deshayes, 1833  
                                     Species Cerithium versicolor Philippi, 1848  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cerithium   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Cerithium   

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