Definition of Neritidae
1. Noun. Neritids.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Neritid, Neritid Gastropod, Genus Nerita, Genus Neritina
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neritidae
Literary usage of Neritidae
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. Zoology: Being a Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Sweetland Dallas (1867)
"Most of the neritidae are marine, and they are almost confined to tropical ... or Top-shells, are nearly allied to the neritidae, but differ from them in ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"The fresh-water Mollusca (omitting the neritidae) are: Mauritius 9 species, Bourbon 5, Rodriguez 4, Seychelles 6, with only 15 species in all. ..."
4. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"... including the neritidae and allied families. These two kidneys open one on each side of the anus, but they do not retain their primitive symmetry in any ..."