Family Cerithiidae Fleming 1822 (cerith snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Alternative spelling: Cerithiadae

Parent taxon: Cerithioidea according to M. Harzhauser 2004

See also Beesley 1998, Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2005, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser 2007, Harzhauser et al. 2009, Harzhauser and Kowalke 2002, Olsson 1931, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Ponder and Warén 1988, Stilwell et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Alabininae Argyropeza Ataxocerithium Bellatara Bezanconia Bittiinae Bittiolum Cerithiinae Cerithioclava Cestumcerithium Chavanicerithium Crenatocerithium Cupaniella Dirocerithium Eocerithium Fastigiella Hemicerithium Jetwoodsia Liocerithium Nudivagus Occidentocerithium Orthochetus Portoricia Prismacerithium Pseudoaluco Rhinoclavus Royella Schroederium Serratocerithium Sundabittium Taxonia Uchauxiinae Zefallacia

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (14 collections), the Bahamas (4), Bermuda (10), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (4), China (7), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (5), Djibouti (7), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (3), Egypt (1), Eritrea (4), Fiji (1), France (3), French Polynesia (1), Guam (3), Haiti (7), India (3), Italy (5), Jamaica (2), Japan (11), Kenya (8), the Marshall Islands (6), Mauritius (1), Mexico (8), Morocco (9), Mozambique (1), Namibia (1), the Netherlands (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (3), Peru (1), the Philippines (1), Poland (4), Portugal (11), Saudi Arabia (3), the Seychelles (9), South Africa (7), Spain (10), Sudan (1), Tuvalu (1), United States (68: California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, North Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (2), Vanuatu (4), Venezuela (2), Yemen (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Malaysia (6), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: Florida, Oregon)

• Pliocene of Algeria (1), Australia (2), Belgium (1), Costa Rica (10), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (20), Ecuador (5), Fiji (1), Greece (3), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (16), Italy (6), Jamaica (6), Japan (12), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (4), New Zealand (5), Pakistan (4), Panama (13), Papua New Guinea (1), the Philippines (4), Romania (1), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (13), the United Kingdom (4), United States (25: California, Florida), Vanuatu (3), Venezuela (6)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Australia (10), Austria (18), Brazil (7), Colombia (20), Cyprus (6), the Dominican Republic (97), Ecuador (1), Fiji (2), France (5), Georgia (1), Germany (44), Greece (3), Grenada (2), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), India (4), Indonesia (24), Iran (2), Italy (4), Japan (26), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (2), Malaysia (1), the Marshall Islands (11), Moldova (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (7), Panama (44), Peru (3), the Philippines (1), Poland (7), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (3), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (5), Somalia (3), Spain (1), Sri Lanka (3), Trinidad and Tobago (8), Turkey (4), Ukraine (4), United States (55: California, Florida, Rhode Island), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Haiti (1), United States (8: Florida, Georgia)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Belgium (3), Ecuador (1), France (36), Germany (1), Greece (4), Haiti (1), Hungary (5), India (2), Iran (4), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Oman (3), Pakistan (4), Romania (1), Somalia (3), Turkey (1), United States (27: California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (3), Belgium (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (6), Croatia (4), Egypt (4), France (38), Haiti (2), Hungary (2), India (2), Indonesia (3), Italy (6), Jamaica (4), Japan (1), Mexico (5), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Pakistan (16), Panama (6), Peru (3), Romania (1), Somalia (1), Spain (37), Turkey (5), the United Kingdom (18), United States (58: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1), Turkey (2)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (2), Austria (1), Belgium (2), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (4), Egypt (2), France (2), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Iraq (1), Mexico (1), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (2), Poland (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (41: Alabama, California, Georgia, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (4), Argentina (1), Austria (1), Brazil (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (9), Ethiopia (1), France (5), Germany (5), Madagascar (3), Mexico (4), Poland (22), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (4), Switzerland (8), the United Kingdom (3), United States (86: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (1), France (4), Germany (1), India (18), Italy (1), Portugal (22), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: California)

• Triassic of United States (2: Alaska, Oregon)

Total: 1555 collections including 2742 occurrences

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