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The Atoll of Funafuti, Ellice group : its zoology, botany, ethnology and general structure based on collections made by Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, Sydney, N.S.W.

Cerithium asperum, Linne

Cerithium asperum, Linne.

Tryon, loc. cit., p. 148, pl. xxviii., figs. 62, 63.

One of the commonest shells on the lagoon beach; the lineated form dominant. It was taken by the "Chevert" in Torres Straits, page 436by the "Challenger" at Fiji and Tonga, and under the synonym of C. lineatum, Lk., is reported by Melvill and Standen from the Loyalties; and by Schmeltz from Cook's Islands.