Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Truncatelloidea > Family Caecidae

Caecum Fleming, 1813

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Brochina Gray, 1857 synonym
Brochus T. Brown, 1827 synonym
Caecum (Brochina) Gray, 1857 synonym; alternate representation
Caecum (Caecum) Fleming, 1813 synonym; alternate representation
Odontidium Philippi, 1836 synonym


Caecum armoricum de Folin, 1869
Caecum atlantidis Watson, 1897
Caecum auriculatum de Folin, 1868
Caecum clarkii Carpenter, 1859
Caecum cuspidatum Chaster, 1896
Caecum elegantissimum Carpenter, 1859
Caecum engli Nofroni, Pizzini & Oliverio, 1997
Caecum eunoi Nofroni, Pizzini & Oliverio, 1997
Caecum glabrum (Montagu, 1803)
Caecum gofasi Pizzini & Nofroni, 2001
Caecum pollicare Carpenter, 1859
Caecum searleswoodii Carpenter, 1859
Caecum subannulatum de Folin, 1870
Caecum swinneni Nofroni, Pizzini & Oliverio, 1997
Caecum trachea (Montagu, 1803)
Caecum vitreum Carpenter, 1859
Caecum wayae Pizzini & Nofroni, 2001


basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.



External Links



Gofas, S. (2014). Caecum Fleming, 1813. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137718




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