OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Neritopsina Neritidae 

Nerita (Ritena) grossa Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Nerita grossa Linnaeus, 1758
   Nerita variegata Röding, 1798
   Nerita ascensionis Lamarck, 1822

Common Name

Stout nerite p.73      Allan, J. 1950.  


from the western Pacific to the Indian Ocean {CERNOHOR1978A}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaMoluccas
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.42-3 [ subgenus placement ]  Secondary source
 Cotton, B. C. 1959. p.273 Secondary source
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.40 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5296) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-05-13.