Definition of Genus nerita
1. Noun. Type genus of the Neritidae.
Group relationships: Family Neritidae, Neritidae
Member holonyms: Nerita, Bleeding Tooth, Nerita Peloronta
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nerita
Literary usage of Genus nerita
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1. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks: With by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"No. 1426). It has one and one-fourth postnuclear whorls, and measures: Altitude, 0.6 mm.; greater diameter, 1 mm. Family NERITIDAE. Genus NERITA Lamarck. ..."
2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"Linnaeus placed the genus Nerita between Helix and ... (genus nerita, Lam.) A. Species with a single median tooth on tho left lip. ..."
3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1858)
"... examination of the specimens, and could only have been intended to deceive the most ignorant collectors. 3. OBSERVATIONS ON THE genus nerita AND ITS ..."