Bittium serenum Hoerle 1972 (cerith snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Full reference: S. E. Hoerle. 1972. Cerithiidae and Potamididae (Mollusca: Gastropoda0 from the Chipola Formation of northwestern Florida. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 10(1):1-22

Belongs to Bittium according to S. E. Hoerle 1972

Sister taxa: Bittium (Bittium), Bittium (Brachybittium), Bittium (Cacozeliana), Bittium (Cerithidium), Bittium (Semibittium), Bittium (Stylidium), Bittium (Zebittium), Bittium asperum, Bittium bramkampi, Bittium koeneni, Bittium longissimum, Bittium nugatorium, Bittium oamaruticum, Bittium oedumi, Bittium pabloensis, Bittium parvulum, Bittium preussi, Bittium quilonense, Bittium reticulatum, Bittium reticulatum, Bittium scotti, Bittium spina, Bittium topangensis, Bittium yaguense

Type specimen: USNM 646964, a shell. Its type locality is TU 546 - Tenmile Creek, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (12: Florida collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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