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Two live individuals of Neritina natalensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Neritimorpha

clade Cycloneritimorpha

Superfamily: Neritoidea
Family: Neritidae
Subfamily: Neritininae
Tribe: Neritinini
Genus: Neritina
Rafinesque, 1815[1]

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


Species in the genus Neritina include:[3]

Species brought into synonymy:


  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 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. 
  3. ^ Neritina at 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.

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