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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Cerithium impendens Hedley, 1899

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Bittium (Unplaced) impendens (Hedley, 1899)


Primary Type: holotype Secondary Type: null [] Hedley, C. 1899. p.434
AMS C5944 holotype Funafuti Atoll, Ellice Islands


depth: subtidal [ common at depths of more than 6 m, and abundant at depth og 1 10 more than 20 m (Kay 1979) ]
Original Epithet:  impendens
habitat: coral reef [ subtidal reefs (Kay 1979) ]
Original Text Name:  Cerithium impendens
Original Genus:  Cerithium
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Houbrick, R.S. 1993. p.282 


 Houbrick, R.S. 1993. p.282 [ ]  Type locality
 Houbrick, R.S. 1993. p.282 [ ]  Type information
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.118-120 [ Fig 45 A ]  General reference


                        Bittiinae Cossmann, 1906
                          Bittium Gray, 1847
                            Bittium (Unplaced)
                              Bittium (Unplaced) impendens (Hedley, 1899)
                                Cerithium impendens Hedley, 1899


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34261) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.