Definition of Genus neritina
1. Noun. A genus of Neritidae.
Group relationships: Family Neritidae, Neritidae
Member holonyms: Neritina
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Neritina
Literary usage of Genus neritina
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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The right lip not toothed. (genus neritina, Lam.) D. Species less thick, with the right lip trenchant, and the operculum very oblique. (genus neritina, Lam. ..."
2. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"The nearly-allied genus Neritina includes the so-called "fresh-water Nerites," which agree in most characters with Nerita, but inhabit fresh or brackish ..."
3. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"... often denticulated internally. le true Nerites are inhabitants of warm seas ; and they date Past time from the Lias. The nearly-allied genus Neritina ..."