Nerita versicolor

Nerita versicolor

''Nerita versicolor'' is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Neritidae.
Nerita versicolor (Neritidae) Cabo San Juan de la Guia, PNN Tayrona, Colombia. May 28, 2014. Colombia,Geotagged,Nerita versicolor,Spring

Appearance

Shell small, consisting of 3 laps and a nuclear spin smooth, the last lap is large and flattened globose briefly, concave below the suture, sculptured with spiral cords 15-17 subyúgales. The opening or mouth is wide Columela lunate the straight edge and the presence of four teeth. The color of the shell is irregular with white, black and red. The operculum is calcareous, slightly concave papillose and gray to brown externally

Distribution

Widespread species in the Caribbean Sea. In Venezuela is noted for its coast, just as in Colombia

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderCycloneritida
FamilyNeritidae
GenusNerita
SpeciesN. versicolor
Photographed in
Colombia