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Species List for Genus: Cerithium
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Sorbeoconcha (Order) > Cerithioidea (Superfamily) > Cerithiidae (Family) > Cerithiinae (Subfamily) > Cerithium (Genus)
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  • Genus: Cerithium

  • Cerithium abditum Houbrick, 1992
    Length 15.4mm, Width 4.5mm, Marine
    Indo-West Pacific, from Philippines south through New Caledonia to the Kermadec Islands K
  • Cerithium atromarginatum Dautzenberg & Bouge, 1933
    Length 15.5mm, Width 6mm, Marine
    Indo-Pacific region from east Africa to Hawaii and Easter Island. Kermadec Islands K
  • Cerithium citrinum (G.B. Sowerby II, 1855)
    Length 50mm, Width 19.6mm, Marine
    East Africa, Madagascar, and southern India to Western Australia and Indian Ocean Islands. Western Pacific, Japan to Kermadec Islands K
  • Cerithium columna (G.B. Sowerby I, 1834)
    Length 50mm, Width 20.8mm, Marine
    Mediterranean; Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Cerithium echinatum Lamarck, 1822
    Marine
    Kermadec Islands K
  • Cerithium matukense Watson, 1880
    Length 70mm, Width 18mm, Marine
    Western Pacific around the Philippines, Borneo, Guam, Fiji,
    New Caledonia, and south to the Kermadecs
    K
  • Cerithium nesioticum Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1906
    Length 22mm, Marine
    Red Sea, Indian Ocean, and throughout the Tropical Western Pacific. Kermadec Islands K
  • Cerithium ophioderma (Habe, 1968)
    Length 51mm, Marine
    Western Central Pacific, Kermadec Islands. 50-275 metres K
  • Cerithium sp. cf. interstriatum G.B. Sowerby II, 1855
    Marine
    Kermadec Islands K
Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
Fw =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil