Physical Description

Type Information

Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187725
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Ras El Amoush, Tunisia, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 82 to 82
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187726
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Sicily, Adventure Bank, Italy, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 55 to 168
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187727
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Tripoli, Benzert Road, Libya, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 73 to 119
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187719
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Portugal, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 589 to 589
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187722
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Spain, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 415 to 415
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187723
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Spain, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 706 to 706
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187721
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Spain, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 523 to 523
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187724
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Morocco, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 132 to 234
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Syntype for Cerithium cylindratum Jeffreys, 1885
Catalog Number: USNM 187720
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Spain, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 556 to 556
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
  • Syntype: Jeffreys, J. G. 1885. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 1885: pg. 55, pl. 6, figs. 5-5a.
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Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Depth range based on 1087 specimens in 61 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 360 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -3 - 1818
  Temperature range (°C): 4.959 - 28.840
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.033 - 42.616
  Salinity (PPS): 18.292 - 38.444
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.236 - 7.135
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 3.349
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.380 - 113.851

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Depth range (m): -3 - 1818

Temperature range (°C): 4.959 - 28.840

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.033 - 42.616

Salinity (PPS): 18.292 - 38.444

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.236 - 7.135

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 3.349

Silicate (umol/l): 0.380 - 113.851
 
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Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 415 - 706
  Temperature range (°C): 11.597 - 11.597
  Nitrate (umol/L): 16.281 - 16.281
  Salinity (PPS): 35.791 - 35.791
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.332 - 4.332
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.885 - 0.885
  Silicate (umol/l): 6.507 - 6.507

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Depth range (m): 415 - 706
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:76
Specimens with Sequences:53
Specimens with Barcodes:52
Species:25
Species With Barcodes:20
Public Records:50
Public Species:17
Public BINs:6
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Barcode data

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Genomic DNA is available from 2 specimens with morphological vouchers housed at Ocean Genome Legacy and Queensland Museum
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Genomic DNA is available from 3 specimens with morphological vouchers housed at Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory
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Wikipedia

Cerithium

Cerithium is a genus of small to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Cerithiidae, the ceriths.[2]

The genus is known from the Cretaceous to the Recent periods.[3]

Species[edit]

50 second video of snails (most likely Natica chemnitzi and Cerithium muscarum) feeding on the sea floor in the Sea of Cortez, Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

Species within this genus include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruguière (1789). Ency. Méth. (Vers) 1(2): xv, 546.
  2. ^ Gofas, S. (2011). Cerithium Bruguière, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137760 on 2011-10-07
  3. ^ (in Czech) Pek I., Vašíček Z., Roček Z., Hajn. V. & Mikuláš R.: Základy zoopaleontologie. - Olomouc, 1996. 264 pp., ISBN 80-7067-599-3.
  4. ^ van Gemert, L. J. (2012). A new Cerithium from the Philippines (Gastropoda: Cerithiidae). Visaya 3 (5): 11-14.
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