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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Cerithium egenum Gould, 1849

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Cerithium egenum Gould, 1849


Primary Type: holotype [] Gould, A. A. 1849. p.121
USNM 5571 holotype Wilsons Island, Manihi, Tuamotus


Original Epithet:  egenum
habit: infaunal [ buried in sand ]
habitat: tide pools [ (Kay 1979) ]
Original Text Name:  Cerithium egenum
Original Genus:  Cerithium
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Houbrick, R.S. 1992. p.86 
substrate: sand [ (Kay 1979) ]


 Houbrick, R.S. 1992. p.86 [ ]  Type information
 Houbrick, R.S. 1992. p.87 [ fig.55H ]  Type illustration
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.121-122 [ Fig 45 G ]  General reference


                          Cerithium Bruguière, 1789
                            Cerithium egenum Gould, 1849
                              Cerithium egenum Gould, 1849


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7327) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.