Definition of Genus Neritina

1. Noun. A genus of Neritidae.

Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Neritidae, Neritidae
Member holonyms: Neritina



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Neritina

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
genus Neritina (current term)
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
genus Nipa

Literary usage of Genus Neritina

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

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 ..."

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