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Gastropoda Neritopsina Neritidae 

Nerita plicata Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Nerita (Ritena) plicata Linnaeus, 1758


[ref. Chemnitz, 1781, p. 293, pl. 190, figs. 1952-1953.] Linnaeus, C. 1758. p.779


Original Epithet:  plicata
habitat: beach [ along shore; high on shoreline in crevices and pits on limestone and on limbs of kiawe (Prosopis) trees (Kay 1979) ]
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Linnaeus, C. 1758.  
Original Text Name:  Nerita plicata
Original Genus:  Nerita
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Dekker, H. 2000.  


  . p.63 [ Fig 19 G ]  General
 Dekker, H. 2000. [ ref. Chemnitz, 1781, p. 293, pl. 190, figs. 1952-1953. ]  Synonomy
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.37 Secondary source


                    Neritidae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Nerita Linnaeus, 1758
                          Nerita (Ritena) Gray, 1858
                            Nerita (Ritena) plicata Linnaeus, 1758
                              Nerita plicata Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=33945) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.