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Profile lexID: 2197 AphiaID: 216248 Scientific: Nerita textilis German: Nixenschnecke English: Textile Nerite, Rough Nerite Category: Slakken Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cycloneritida (Order) > Neritidae (Family) > Nerita (Genus) > textilis (Species) Initial determination: Gmelin, 1791 Occurrence: , South-Africa , Mozambique , Kenya , Tansania , Red Sea , Madagascar Indische Oceaan Sea depth: Meter Size: 2 cm - 5 cm Temperature: 24°C - 28°C Food: algae grazer, epiphytes feeder Tank: ~ 50 Liter Difficulty: Gemakkelijk Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Nerita textilis Gmelin, 1791
Up to 5 cm, surface texture of broad, ridged, spiral cords. Thick, granulose operculum. Exterior white with black spots widely spaced on cords. Thick and denticulate outer lip, colour bluish-grey. Habitat: on rocks in the littoral fringe.
good algae grazer
Nerita (Theliostyla) textilis Gmelin, 1791· accepted, alternate representation
Nerita plexa Dillwyn, 1817
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