Dark cerith

(Born, 1778)

Cerithium atratum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

[unassigned] Caenogastropoda

Cerithiidae

Cerithiidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 476121

Shell Information

Maximum length (mm): 50

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Brazil

0 to 91 meters

Diet:

Herbivore

Habitat:

Marine; Among seagrass

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cerithium atratum (Born, 1778). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224572 on 2021-06-23

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. Garc?a. 29. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579?699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.

Rosenberg, G. 2009. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/