additional sourceCecalupo A. & Robba E. (2010) The identity of <i>Murex tubercularis</i> Montagu, 1803 and description of one new genus and two new species of the Cerithiopsidae (Gastropoda: Triphoroidea). <i>Bollettino Malacologico</i> 46: 45-64.[details] Available for editors [request]
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Grammatical gender feminine, despite being treated as neuter in the oroginal publication. Under the provisions of ICZN art. 30.1.2. "a genus-group name that is or ends in a Greek word transliterated into Latin without other changes takes the gender given for that word in standard Greek dictionaries; Examples ... Names ending in ... -opsis (opsis) are feminine"
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details] Identification Verstraelen (1966), Pelseneer (1881b) and Vonck (1933) have reported Cerithium vulgatum . Probabely these authers have this species confused with Cerithiopsis tubercularis (Montagu, 1803). [details]