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The Cerithiidae Family includes 232 species comprising 3 subfamilies (Bittiinae (15 genus), Cerithiinae (11), [unassigned] Cerithiidae (1))
and 27 genus (Cerithium (76 species), Bittium (45), Rhinoclavis (15), ...)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : [unassigned]Caenogastropoda 
    Superfamily : Cerithioidea 
     Family      : Cerithiidae 

Common name : ceriths or creepers

Aspect : fusiform shell with clean sculpture. Round to oval opening. Characteristic presence of a curved notch on the siphonal canal. Horny cover

Feeding : herbivore et détrivore

Environment : tropical waters, sandy and shallow bottom

Cerithium caeruleum G. B. Sowerby II, 1855 (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Cerithium caeruleum

Cerithium columna G. B. Sowerby I, 1834 (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Cerithium columna

Cerithium echinatum Lamarck, 1822 (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Cerithium echinatum

Cerithium nodulosum Bruguière, 1792 (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Cerithium nodulosum

Cerithium repandum Monterosato, 1878 (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Cerithium repandum : (Côte d'Azur)

Cerithium stercusmuscarum Valenciennes, 1832 (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Cerithium stercusmuscarum

Cerithium vulgatum Bruguière, 1792 (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Cerithium vulgatum : (Côte d'Azur)

Rhinoclavis articulata (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Rhinoclavis articulata

Rhinoclavis aspera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Rhinoclavis aspera

Rhinoclavis kochi (Philippi, 1848) (Subfamily Cerithiinae)

Rhinoclavis kochi

Total collection for Cerithiidae : 10 species (57 shells in total)

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