Overview

Distribution

Western Atlantic: Bermuda and southern Florida; Caribbean; Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico to Venezuela

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Physical Description

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 0
 
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Marine intertidal: rocky shores; upper littoral

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Nerita peloronta

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 2 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.  Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

ACTCTATATATTATGTTTGGTGTGTGATCCGGTTTGGTCGGGACTGCTCTG---AGACTTCTGATTCGAGCTGAGCTCGGGCAGCCGGGGGCCCTTTTAGGTGAT---GATCAGCTTTATAATGTAATTGTAACTGCTCATGCATTTGTAATAATTTTCTTTTTAGTAATGCCTATGATAATTGGAGGATTTGGTAACTGATTGGTTCCTTTAATG---TTGGGTGCTCCTGATATGGCGTTTCCTCGGTTGAATAATATAAGTTTTTGGTTGCTTCCTCCTTCATTAACTCTATTGTTGGCTTCTTCTGCTGTCGAGAGCGGTGTGGGTACAGGTTGGACAGTTTATCCGCCTTTATCTGGTAATCTGGCTCACGCAGGAGGATCTGTAGACTTG---GCCATTTTCTCTTTGCATCTGGCTGGTGTATCTTCGATTTTGGGTGCTGTAAACTTTATTACTACGATCATTAATATGCGATGGCAGGGAATGCAGTTCGAACGATTACCTCTTTTTGTATGGTCAGTTAAGATTACTGCCATTCTTTTGTTATTATCCTTGCCTGTTCTTGCTGGT---GCAATTACTATGTTGTTGACCGATCGAAATTTTAATACATCTTTCTTTGACCCTGCAGGGGGTGGTGATCCTATCCTGTACCAGCACTTG
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Nerita peloronta

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Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Nerita peloronta

Nerita peloronta is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Neritidae.[2]

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Description

Change in coloring of the shell in Nerita peloronta

This shell large among nerites, is thick and short spired. Its surface may have slightly raised spiral ridges. The dark red operculum is granulated on its inner side. The color of the shell is yellow, reddish, or creamy, with darker streaks or zigzags.

Distribution

Rocks inshore. W.Indies, W.Florida, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

References

  1. ^ Malacolog: Nerita peloronta
  2. ^ Nerita peloronta Linnaeus, 1758.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 May 2010.
  • Récluz, C. 1850. Notice sur le genre Nérita et sur le S.-G. Neritina, avec le catalogue synonymique des Néritines. Journal de Conchyliologie 1: 131-164, 282-288, pls. 3, 7.
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