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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita plicata Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 216260

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 (Ritena) Gray, 1858
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita (Ritena) plicata Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita tautirana Curtiss, 1938
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRitena plicata (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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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]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTranskei [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (496 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (100 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (491 nucleotides; 483 proteins) 
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 (Ruwa, 1984).
Globose shell, up to 3 cm, with well-marked ridges. Columella with three strong teeth, outer lip with 2 strong and 3 weak teeth. Colour creamy (ocasionally with black dots). Operculum smooth and brown. Habitat: on rocks in the supralittoral 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:216260
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
2012-01-11 17:52:07Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Nerita plicata. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216260 on 2014-04-19
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