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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Cerithium nitidum Sowerby, 1855

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Cerithium zonatum (Wood, 1828)


Primary Type: lectotype [not Cerithium nitidum MacAndrew & Forbes, 1847; not C. nitidum Hombron & Jacquinot, 1852; not C. nitidum Zekeli, 1852.] Sowerby, G.B. 1854. p.872, pl.183, fig.180,181
BMNH 19861751 lectotype Bohol, Philippines


Original Epithet:  nitidum
Original Text Name:  Cerithium nitidum
Original Genus:  Cerithium
Status of Name: Synonym       Houbrick, R.S. 1992. p.193 


 Houbrick, R.S. 1992. p.194 [ fig.141A ]  Type illustration


                          Cerithium Bruguière, 1789
                            Cerithium zonatum (Wood, 1828)
                              Cerithium nitidum Sowerby, 1855


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=65763) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.