Neritina oweniana

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Neritina oweniana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Neritimorpha
clade Cycloneritimorpha
Superfamily: Neritoidea
Family: Neritidae
Subfamily: Neritininae
Tribe: Neritinini
Genus: Neritina
Species: N. oweniana
Binomial name
Neritina oweniana
(Wood, 1828)

Nerita oweniana Wood, 1828

Neritina oweniana is a species of small freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Neritidae, the nerites.


This species is found in Africa: in Angola, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, and Nigeria.


This small nerite lives in rivers.


  1. ^ Curtis, B.; Jørgensen, A.; Kristensen, T.K. & Stensgaard, A-S. (2010). "Neritina oweniana". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T40087A10302858. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T40087A10302858.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.