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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Bittium parcum Gould, 1861

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Ittibittium parcum (Gould, 1861)


Primary Type: lectotype Secondary Type: null [] Gould, A. A. 1861. p.387
USNM 2040 lectotype Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands


Original Epithet:  parcum
habitat: coral reef [ (Kay 1979) ]
habitat: tide pools [ (Kay 1979) ]
Original Text Name:  Bittium parcum
Original Genus:  Bittium
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Houbrick, R.S. 1993. p.284 
substrate: algal turf [ such as Valonia, Boodlea, Microdictyon and Padina ]


 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.120 [ Figs 22 D; 45 D, E ]  General reference


                        Bittiinae Cossmann, 1906
                          Ittibittium Houbrick, 1993
                            Ittibittium parcum (Gould, 1861)
                              Bittium parcum Gould, 1861


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34263) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.