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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita albicilla Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 216254

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeritimorpha (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycloneritimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeritoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeritidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita (Natere) Gray, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita (Theliostyla) Mörch, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTheliostyla Mörch, 1852
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita (Theliostyla) albicilla Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTheliostyla albicilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblotched nerite  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (374 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (144 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (384 nucleotides; 375 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Habitat: rocky cliffs, sometimes mangrove trees (Ruwa, 1984).
Up to 4 cm, shell surface smooth or with slight transverse ridges; small pustules and four weak teeth on the columella. Colour variegated black and white, occasionally with three conspicuous bands. White interior, pinkish-grey granular operculum. Habitat: on rocks in the littoral fringe. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216254
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2011-12-12 16:39:41Z  checked  Rosenberg, Gary
2012-07-11 02:08:44Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Nerita albicilla. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216254 on 2014-07-31
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