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The Neritidae Family includes 282 species comprising 2 subfamilies (Neritininae (13 genus), Neritinae (3))
and 16 genus (Nerita (76 species), Clithon (51), Theodoxus (33), ...)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Neritimorpha 
   Order       : Cycloneritida 
    Superfamily : Neritoidea 
     Family      : Neritidae 
    

Common name : nerites

Aspect : globular shell, great last turn, low or flattened turn. Smooth surface or spiral sculpture. Semicircular opening narrowed by the broad collumellar region, flattened more or less toothed. Thickened lip often indented. Limestone seal with hooks

Feeding : herbivorous

Environment : shallow waters, rocky shores, brackish water

Nerita albicilla Linnaeus, 1758 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita albicilla

Nerita albicilla Linnaeus, 1758 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita albicilla : fasciata

Nerita antiquata R├ęcluz, 1841 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita antiquata

Nerita litterata Gmelin, 1791 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita litterata

Nerita magdalenae Gmelin, 1791 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita magdalenae

Nerita magdalenae Gmelin, 1791 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita magdalenae : beach

Nerita polita Linnaeus, 1758 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita polita

Nerita textilis Gmelin, 1791 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita textilis

Nerita undata Linnaeus, 1758 (Subfamily Neritinae)

Nerita undata

Total collection for Neritidae : 7 species (44 shells in total)

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