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Gastropoda unnamed Cerithiidae 

Cerithium rostratum Sowerby, 1855

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Cerithium rostratum Sowerby, 1855


Primary Type: lectotype [] Sowerby, G.B. 1854. p.861, pl.158; fig.104
BMNH 19861741 lectotype Philippines, herein restricted to Cebu
BMNH 198617424


depth: shallow subtidal [ at depths of about 3 m (Kay 1979) ]
Original Epithet:  rostratum
Original Text Name:  Cerithium rostratum
Original Genus:  Cerithium
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Houbrick, R.S. 1992. p.158 


 Houbrick, R.S. 1992. p.158 [ ]  Type information
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.123 [ Fig 45 O ]  General reference


                          Cerithium Bruguière, 1789
                            Cerithium rostratum Sowerby, 1855
                              Cerithium rostratum Sowerby, 1855


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=7345) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.