neritid gastropod

Definitions of neritid gastropod
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n operculate seasnail of coastal waters with a short spiral shell

Synonyms:
neritid
Types:
nerita
a neritid gastropod having a short smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum
Nerita peloronta, bleeding tooth
gastropod having reddish toothlike projections around the shell opening; of the Caribbean area
neritina
ornately marked and brightly colored snails of brackish waters
Type of:
seasnail
any of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell: whelks; tritons; moon shells; neritids

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