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Nerita textilis


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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 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Nerita adenensis
  • Nerita alveolus
  • Nerita antiquata
  • Nerita argus
  • Nerita ascensionis
  • Nerita aterrima
  • Nerita atramentosa
  • Nerita chamaeleon
 
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Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 23:07:11 

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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

Synonymised names
Nerita (Theliostyla) textilis Gmelin, 1791· accepted, alternate representation
Nerita plexa Dillwyn, 1817

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