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Family: Cerithiidae ceriths (See list of species below)

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135 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Argyropeza divina
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Argyropeza leucocephala
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Argyropeza schepmaniana
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Bittiolum alternatum
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Bittiolum varium
[grass cerith]
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Bittium alabastrulum
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Bittium attenuatum
[slender bittium]
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Bittium caraboboense
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Bittium circa
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Bittium eschrichtii
[threaded bittium]
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Bittium galactis
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Bittium glareosum
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Bittium impendens
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Bittium incile
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Bittium lacteum
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Bittium latreillii
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Bittium lima
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Bittium munitum
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Bittium reticulatum
[small needle whelk]
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Bittium sanjuanense
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Bittium sergentum
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Bittium simplex
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Bittium submamillatum
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Bittium variegatum
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Cassiella abylensis
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Cerithidium actinium
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Cerithidium cerithinum
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Cerithidium diplax
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Cerithidium perparvulum
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Cerithiella amblytera
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Cerithiella erecta
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Cerithiella metula
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Cerithiella nucleoproducta
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Cerithiella producta
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Cerithiella stiria
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Cerithioclava garciai
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Cerithium abditum
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Cerithium alucastrum
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Cerithium alutaceum
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Cerithium alveolus
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Cerithium atratum
[dark cerith]


Cerithium atromarginatum
[black lipped cerith]


Cerithium balteatum
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Cerithium bayeri
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Cerithium buzzurroi
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Cerithium caeruleum
[Cerithium snail]


Cerithium citrinum
[yellow cerith]
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Cerithium claviforme
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Cerithium columna
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Cerithium coralium
[coral cerith]
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Cerithium dialeucum
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Cerithium eburneum
[ivory cerith]


Cerithium echinatum
[spinose cerith]
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Cerithium egenum
[needle snail]
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Cerithium flemischi
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Cerithium guinaicum
[Guinea cerith]
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Cerithium interstriatum
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Cerithium kobelti
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Cerithium koperbergi
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Cerithium leptocharactum
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Cerithium lifuense
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Cerithium lindae
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Cerithium lissum
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Cerithium litteratum
[stocky cerith]
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Cerithium lividulum
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Cerithium lutosum
[variable cerith]
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Cerithium madreporicolum
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Cerithium moniliferum
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Cerithium munitum
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Cerithium muscarum
[flyspeck cerith]


Cerithium nesioticum
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Cerithium nodulosum
[giant knobbed cerith]
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Cerithium ophioderma
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Cerithium pacificum
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Cerithium planum
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Cerithium protractum
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Cerithium punctatum
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Cerithium renovatum
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Cerithium rostratum
[beaked cerith]
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Cerithium rueppelli
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Cerithium salebrosum
[uneven cerith]
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Cerithium scabridum
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Cerithium scobiniforme
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Cerithium stigmosum
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Cerithium tenellum
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Cerithium traillii
[Traill's cerith]
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Cerithium vulgatum
[common cerithe]
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Cerithium zebrum
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Cerithium zonatum
[belted horn]
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Clypeomorus adunca
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Clypeomorus batillariaeformis
[necklace cerith]
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Clypeomorus bifasciata
[morus cerith]
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Clypeomorus bifasciatus
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Clypeomorus brevis
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Clypeomorus chemnitzianus
[chemnitz cerith]
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Clypeomorus coralium
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Clypeomorus humilis
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Clypeomorus inflata
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Clypeomorus moniliferus
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Clypeomorus nympha
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Clypeomorus patulum
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Clypeomorus pellucida
[pellucid cerith]
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Clypeomorus petrosa
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Clypeomorus petrosus
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Clypeomorus purpurastoma
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Clypeomorus subbreviculus
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Clypeomorus traillii
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Clypeomorus tuberculatus
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Clypeomorus zonatus
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Colina macrostoma
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Fastigiella carinata
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Ittibittium oryza
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Lirobittium attenuatum
[slender cerith]
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Plesiotrochus pagodiformis
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Plesiotrochus unicinctus
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Pseudovertagus aluco
[Aluco vertagus]
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Pseudovertagus clava
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Pseudovertagus nobilis
[noble Vertagus]


Rhinoclavis articulata
[articulate Vertagus]


Rhinoclavis aspera
[rough vertagus]
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Rhinoclavis diadema
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Rhinoclavis fasciata
[banded vertagus]
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Rhinoclavis kochi
[Koch's cerith]


Rhinoclavis longicaudata
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Rhinoclavis matukense
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Rhinoclavis obeliscus
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Rhinoclavis sinensis
[obelisk vertagus]


Rhinoclavis sordidula
[dwarf Vertagus]


Rhinoclavis vertagus
[common vertagus]
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Scaliola arenosa
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Scaliola elata
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Scaliola gracilis
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Stylidium eschrichtii
[threaded cerith]


Styliferina goniochila
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Varicopeza crystallina
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135 Species of Family Cerithiidae
(ceriths)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Argyropeza divina Indo-West Pacific
Argyropeza leucocephala Eastern Pacific.
Argyropeza schepmaniana Western Central Pacific
Bittiolum alternatum Western Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Bittiolum varium grass cerith Western Atlantic 0.65 DL
Bittium alabastrulum Western Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Bittium attenuatum slender bittium Northeast Pacific 1.5 SHH
Bittium caraboboense Western Atlantic. 0.175 DL
Bittium circa Mediterranean Sea.
Bittium eschrichtii threaded bittium Northeast Pacific 2 NG
Bittium galactis Western Atlantic. 0.81 DL
Bittium glareosum Pacific Ocean.
Bittium impendens Western Central Pacific
Bittium incile Mediterranean Sea.
Bittium lacteum Mediterranean Sea.
Bittium latreillii Mediterranean Sea.
Bittium lima Western Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Bittium munitum Canada
Bittium reticulatum small needle whelk Northeast Atlantic and th 1 TL
Bittium sanjuanense Canada
Bittium sergentum Western Central Pacific
Bittium simplex Mediterranean Sea.
Bittium submamillatum Mediterranean Sea.
Bittium variegatum Western Pacific
Cassiella abylensis Mediterranean Sea.
Cerithidium actinium Eastern Pacific
Cerithidium cerithinum Western Indian Ocean
Cerithidium diplax Mediterranean Sea.
Cerithidium perparvulum Mediterranean Sea.
Cerithiella amblytera Atlantic Ocean. 0.63 TL
Cerithiella erecta Antarctic Indian Ocean
Cerithiella metula Mediterranean Sea, Northe 1.1 DL
Cerithiella nucleoproducta Southwest Pacific
Cerithiella producta Western Atlantic. 0.85 DL
Cerithiella stiria Southwest Pacific
Cerithioclava garciai Western Atlantic. 9.2 DL
Cerithium abditum Western Pacific
Cerithium alucastrum Mediterranean Sea.
Cerithium alutaceum Western Central Pacific
Cerithium alveolus Central Pacific
Cerithium atratum dark cerith Western Atlantic 5 NG
Cerithium atromarginatum black lipped cerith Indo-Pacific.
Cerithium balteatum Western Pacific.
Cerithium bayeri Western Atlantic. 2.4 DL
Cerithium buzzurroi Western Central Pacific
Cerithium caeruleum Cerithium snail Western Indian Ocean.
Cerithium citrinum yellow cerith Indo-West Pacific. 5
Cerithium claviforme Western Pacific
Cerithium columna Indo-Pacific.
Cerithium coralium coral cerith Indo-West Pacific. 5 SHL
Cerithium dialeucum Indo-Pacific.
Cerithium eburneum ivory cerith Western Central Atlantic 4.3 NG
Cerithium echinatum spinose cerith Indo-Pacific. 8 SHL
Cerithium egenum needle snail Indo-Pacific.
Cerithium flemischi Western Central Pacific
Cerithium guinaicum Guinea cerith Western Atlantic. 4.5 NG
Cerithium interstriatum Indo-Pacific.
Cerithium kobelti Western Pacific 3.5
Cerithium koperbergi Western Central Pacific
Cerithium leptocharactum Southeast Pacific
Cerithium lifuense Western Pacific. 3.5
Cerithium lindae Western Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Cerithium lissum Western Pacific
Cerithium litteratum stocky cerith Western Atlantic 3.4 NG
Cerithium lividulum Mediterranean Sea.
Cerithium lutosum variable cerith Western Central Atlantic. 2 NG
Cerithium madreporicolum Western Central Pacific
Cerithium moniliferum Indo-West Pacific
Cerithium munitum Indo-West Pacific.
Cerithium muscarum flyspeck cerith Western Central Atlantic 2.6 DL
Cerithium nesioticum Indo-Pacific and the Medi
Cerithium nodulosum giant knobbed cerith Indo-Pacific. The form o 15 SHL
Cerithium ophioderma Pacific Ocean
Cerithium pacificum Pacific Ocean.
Cerithium planum Western Central Pacific 3
Cerithium protractum Mediterranean Sea.
Cerithium punctatum Indo-Pacific.
Cerithium renovatum Mediterranean Sea.
Cerithium rostratum beaked cerith Pacific Ocean.
Cerithium rueppelli Western Indian Ocean
Cerithium salebrosum uneven cerith Central Pacific.
Cerithium scabridum Indo-West Pacific and the
Cerithium scobiniforme Western Central Pacific
Cerithium stigmosum Western Central Pacific
Cerithium tenellum Central Pacific. 2.5 TL
Cerithium traillii Traill's cerith Western Pacific.
Cerithium vulgatum common cerithe Mediterranean Sea.
Cerithium zebrum Indo-Pacific.
Cerithium zonatum belted horn Indo-Pacific.
Clypeomorus adunca Western Central Pacific
Clypeomorus batillariaeformis necklace cerith Indo-Pacific. 3 SHL
Clypeomorus bifasciata morus cerith Indo-Pacific and the Red
Clypeomorus bifasciatus Indo-West Pacific. 2.5 TL
Clypeomorus brevis Pacific Ocean. 3
Clypeomorus chemnitzianus chemnitz cerith Western Central Pacific 3.5 TL
Clypeomorus coralium Western Central Pacific 4
Clypeomorus humilis Western Pacific 2.5
Clypeomorus inflata Western Central Pacific
Clypeomorus moniliferus Western Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Clypeomorus nympha Indo-Pacific.
Clypeomorus patulum Western Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Clypeomorus pellucida pellucid cerith Western Pacific.
Clypeomorus petrosa Western Central Pacific
Clypeomorus petrosus Western Central Pacific 2.5
Clypeomorus purpurastoma Western Pacific.
Clypeomorus subbreviculus Western Central Pacific 2.5
Clypeomorus traillii Western Central Pacific 3.5
Clypeomorus tuberculatus Western Central Pacific 4
Clypeomorus zonatus Western Central Pacific 3
Colina macrostoma Western Pacific
Fastigiella carinata Western Atlantic. 5.3 DL
Ittibittium oryza Western Atlantic. 0.25 DL
Lirobittium attenuatum slender cerith Eastern Pacific.
Plesiotrochus pagodiformis Western Central Pacific
Plesiotrochus unicinctus Western Pacific
Pseudovertagus aluco Aluco vertagus Indo-Pacific. 10 SHL
Pseudovertagus clava Indo-Pacific.
Pseudovertagus nobilis noble Vertagus Western Central Pacific
Rhinoclavis articulata articulate Vertagus Pacific Ocean. Tropical
Rhinoclavis aspera rough vertagus Indo-Pacific. 6 SHL
Rhinoclavis diadema Western Pacific
Rhinoclavis fasciata banded vertagus Indo-Pacific. 9.5 SHL
Rhinoclavis kochi Koch's cerith Indo-West Pacific and the 4
Rhinoclavis longicaudata Western Pacific. 6
Rhinoclavis matukense Western Pacific
Rhinoclavis obeliscus Western Central Pacific
Rhinoclavis sinensis obelisk vertagus Indo-Pacific. 7 SHL
Rhinoclavis sordidula dwarf Vertagus Indo-West Pacific.
Rhinoclavis vertagus common vertagus Indo-West Pacific 7 SHL
Scaliola arenosa Western Indian Ocean
Scaliola elata Mediterranean Sea.
Scaliola gracilis Northwest Pacific
Stylidium eschrichtii threaded cerith Eastern Pacific
Styliferina goniochila Western Pacific
Varicopeza crystallina Western Central Atlantic. 1.9 DL



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