Nerita Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Neritidae

Alternative spelling: Naticopsis (Nerita)

Parent taxon: Neritinae according to B. M. Landau et al. 2016

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Dockery 1993, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser 2004, Ladd 1966, MacNeil 1960, Oostingh 1935, Petuch 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Shumard and Swallow 1858, Squires and Saul 2003, Squires and Saul 2005, Symonds 2002, Todd 2001, Weisbord 1962, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Agapilia, Lissochilus, Mesoneritina, Neritella, Neritoma, Neritoplica, Otostoma, Protonerita, Semineritina

Subtaxa: Nerita (Amphinerita) Nerita (Bajanerita) Nerita (Chingua) Nerita (Linnerita) Nerita (Nerita) Nerita (Ritena) Nerita (Theliostyla) Nerita (Trochonerita) Nerita atramentosa Nerita balteata Nerita biangulata Nerita compacta Nerita conoidea Nerita cooki Nerita costata Nerita decorata Nerita filosa Nerita globosa Nerita granulosa Nerita hadra Nerita helicina Nerita listrota Nerita mammaria Nerita munita Nerita oligopleura Nerita ornata Nerita ornata Nerita orovillensis Nerita oviformis Nerita palaeomorpha Nerita planospira Nerita pulligera Nerita reticulirata Nerita rumphi Nerita semilevis Nerita squamulata Nerita tessellata Nerita tricarinata Nerita undata Nerita versicolor Nerita violacea

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Type: Nerita peloronta

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (3), Bermuda (2), Cuba (2), Djibouti (4), Eritrea (4), French Polynesia (1), Greece (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Kenya (2), Mexico (4), Panama (1), Saudi Arabia (2), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (1), Spain (2), Sudan (1), United States (6: Hawaii), Vanuatu (2), Venezuela (2), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (1), Fiji (2), Indonesia (4), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), United States (1: California), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (2), Chile (3), Colombia (6), Fiji (1), France (1), Grenada (2), Indonesia (7), Italy (6), Japan (5), Madagascar (1), the Marshall Islands (3), Palau (1), Panama (2), Poland (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (2), Ecuador (1), Germany (1), Greece (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Peru (2), United States (3: California, Georgia)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (3), Colombia (1), Croatia (1), France (8), Italy (2), Japan (3), Panama (1), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (2: California, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1)

• Paleocene of Poland (4), Puerto Rico (1)

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), Nigeria (1), Portugal (2), Spain (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (28: Arizona, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Lebanon (1), Portugal (12), Tanzania (2)

• Triassic of Italy (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Permian of Italy (1)

Total: 217 collections including 271 occurrences

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