species: Nerita costata in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Nerita costata


©Anne Hoggett: Nerita costata on the shore of the Lizard Island lagoon.

©Anne Hoggett: Nerita costata on the shore of the Lizard Island lagoon.

©Anne Hoggett: Nerita costata about 2 cm wide on intertidal granite rock at northern end of Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Neritopsina
Family Neritidae
Genus Nerita
Species Nerita costata

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 3.5 cm (height (Wilson, 1993))

Synonyms

Distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Wilson, B. (1993). Australian Marine Shells: 1. Prosobranch gastropods Odyssey Publishing, Kallaroo, Western Australia.

Other references

  • Robertson, R. (1981). List of shell-bearing mollusks observed and collected at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Tryonia, 4: 1-32. LIRS catalog number 403.