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Neritina (common name: nerite snails), is a genus of small aquatic snails with an operculum, marine, brackish water, and sometimes freshwater gastropod mollusks in the family Neritidae, the nerites.

Neritina
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Two live individuals of Neritina natalensis
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Neritina

Neritina is the type genus of the tribe Neritinini.[2]

SpeciesEdit

Species in the genus Neritina include:[3]

Species brought into synonymy:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rafinesque C. S. R. (1815). Anal. Nat.: 144. In: Lamarck J.-B. (1816). Ency. Méth. (Tabl. Vers) 3, pl. 455, Liste p. 11.
  2. ^ Bouchet, Philippe; Rocroi, Jean-Pierre; Frýda, Jiri; Hausdorf, Bernard; Ponder, Winston; Valdés, Ángel & Warén, Anders (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1–2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997.
  3. ^ Neritina at ITIS.gov accessed 9 April 2009
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Brown D. S. (1994). Freshwater Snails of Africa and their Medical Importance. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0-7484-0026-5.
  5. ^ Daniel R. Goodwin. 2006. The Discovery of Neritina (Theodoxus) cariosa (Wood, 1828) on the Island of Maui, Hawaii (Gastropoda: Neritidae). Visaya Net - December 16, 2006, 11 pp.

External linksEdit

  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp