Shell Family of Taiwan
Cerithiidae 蟹守螺科contain90 species in Taiwan,show1 - 15
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Cerithiidae 蟹守螺科Shell small to medium in size, hightly turreted, multi-whorled, thick and solid. Aperture oval with thickened outer lip, and typically with callus on columella when matured. Anterior canal apparent. Operculum horny, paucispiral. Snout short and broad. Rows of epipodial tentacles sometimes present present along both sides of foot. Ciliated groove present on the right side of body. Lacking penis.
Senitfic Name
Chinese Name
 Argyropeza divina   Melvill & Standen, 1901  
 Argyropeza schepmaniana   Melvill, 1912  
 Argyropeza verecundum   (Melvill & Standen, 1903)  
 Bittium alutaceum   Gould, 1861  
 Bittium anembatum   (Melvill, 1904)  
 Bittium atramentarium   Melvill & Standen, 1901  
 Bittium craticulatum   Gould  
 Bittium glareosum 褐線蟹守螺  (Gould, 1860)  
 Bittium proteus   Jousseaume, 1930  
 Bittium tenthrenois   Melvill, 1896  
 Bittium variegatum   Kuroda et Habe, 1971  
 Cerithidium cerithinum   (Philippi, 1849)  
 Cerithidium diplax   (Watson, 1886)  
 Cerithium alveolum   Hombron et Jacquinot, 1854  
 Cerithium bayayi   Vignal