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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Neritimorpha

clade Cycloneritimorpha

Superfamily: Helicinoidea
Family: Neritiliidae
Schepman, 1908[1]
5 freshwater and some marine

Neritiliidae is a family of submarine cave snails,[3] marine gastropod mollusks or micromollusks in the clade Cycloneritimorpha (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).[4]

Original spelling was Neritilidae.[1][4] This family has no subfamilies according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005.[4]

Five species are freshwater.[2]


Genera within the family Neritiliidae include:


  1. ^ a b Schepman M. M. (1908). "The Prosobranchia of the Siboga Expedition. Part I, Rhipidoglossa and Docoglossa, with an appendix by R. Bergh". Uitkomsten op zoologisch, botanisch, oceanografisch en geologisch gebied verzameld in Nederlandsch Oost-Indië 1899-1900 aan boord H. M. Siboga, Monographie 49a: 107 pp., 9 plates, page 13.
  2. ^ a b Strong E. E., Gargominy O., Ponder W. F. & Bouchet P. (2008). "Global Diversity of Gastropods (Gastropoda; Mollusca) in Freshwater". Hydrobiologia 595: 149-166. doi:10.1007/s10750-007-9012-6.
  3. ^ Kano Y. & Kase T. (2008). "Diversity and distributions of the submarine-cave Neritiliidae in the Indo-Pacific (Gastropoda: Neritimorpha)". Organisms Diversity & Evolution 8(1): 22-43. doi:10.1016/j.ode.2006.09.003
  4. ^ a b c d Bouchet P.; Rocroi J.-P.; Frýda J.; Hausdorf B.; Ponder W.; Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Bouchet, P. (2011). Neritiliidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2011-03-16

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