Textile Nerite, Rough Nerite
Nerita textilisis commonly referred to as Textile Nerite, Rough Nerite. Difficulty in the aquarium: Easy. A aquarium size of at least 50 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 2197 AphiaID: 216248 Scientific: Nerita textilis German: Nixenschnecke English: Textile Nerite, Rough Nerite Category: Snails Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cycloneritida (Order) > Neritidae (Family) > Nerita (Genus) > textilis (Species) Initial determination: Gmelin, 1791 Occurrence: Indian Ocean, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Red Sea, South-Africa, Tansania Sea depth: Meter Size: 0.79" - 1.97" (2cm - 5cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) Food: algae grazer, epiphytes feeder Tank: 11 gal (~ 50L) Difficulty: Easy Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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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
Nerita (Theliostyla) textilis Gmelin, 1791· accepted, alternate representation
Nerita plexa Dillwyn, 1817
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