Definition of Genus Nerita

1. Noun. Type genus of the Neritidae.

Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Neritidae, Neritidae
Member holonyms: Nerita, Bleeding Tooth, Nerita Peloronta

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nerita

genus Nemophila
genus Neoceratodus
genus Neofiber
genus Neohygrophorus
genus Neolentinus
genus Neomys
genus Neophron
genus Neotoma
genus Nepa
genus Nepenthes
genus Nepeta
genus Nephelium
genus Nephrolepis
genus Nephrops
genus Nephthytis
genus Nerita (current term)
genus Neritina
genus Nerium
genus Nerodia
genus Nesokia
genus Nestor
genus Neurospora
genus Neurotrichus
genus Nicandra
genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus

Literary usage of Genus Nerita

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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