Overview

Distribution

Western Atlantic: Bermuda and Florida; Caribbean; Gulf Coast, United States to northern Brazil

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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): -0.5 - -0.5
 
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Marine intertidal: rocky shores; upper littoral

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Nerita versicolor

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.

ACTTTATATATTATGTTTGGTGTGTGATCTGGTCTAGTCGGGACTGCCCTA---AGACTTTTGATTCGGGCTGAGCTCGGACAGCCAGGTGCCCTTTTAGGGGAT---GATCAGCTTTATAATGTAATTGTCACTGCGCACGCGTTCGTGATAATTTTCTTTTTAGTGATGCCTATGATAATTGGGGGGTTTGGTAACTGATTGGTCCCTTTAATG---TTGGGTGCTCCCGATATGGCGTTCCCTCGGCTAAATAATATAAGTTTCTGGCTGCTTCCTCCTTCATTAACTTTACTACTTGCTTCTTCTGCTGTTGAGAGTGGTGTGGGGACAGGGTGGACAGTCTATCCACCTTTGTCTGGTAATCTGGCTCATGCTGGAGGGTCTGTAGATTTG---GCTATTTTTTCACTACATTTGGCTGGTGTGTCTTCAATTCTAGGTGCTGTAAATTTTATTACTACGATTATTAATATGCGGTGACAAGGGATGCAGTTTGAGCGGTTGCCTCTCTTTGTGTGGTCAGTTAAGATTACTGCCATTCTCTTGTTGCTATCTTTACCTGTCCTTGCTGGT---GCGATCACTATGTTGCTGACTGATCGAAACTTTAATACATCCTTTTTTGACCCGGCAGGAGGTGGAGATCCTATTCTGTATCAACACTTG
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Nerita versicolor

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

Nerita versicolor

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

Contents

Description

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[3][4]

Distribution

Widespread species in the Caribbean Sea.[3][5][6] In Venezuela is noted for its coast,[7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][4][16] just as in Colombia[17]

References

  1. ^ Malacolog : Nerita versicolor
  2. ^ Nerita versicolor Gmelin, 1791.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 May 2010.
  3. ^ a b Abbott, R Tucker. (1974). American Seashells. D. Van Nostrand Reinhold. Ltd. New York. 663.
  4. ^ a b Macsotay O. & Campos. R. 2001. Moluscos representativos de la plataforma de Margarita. Editora Rivolta. Valencia. 280p. ISBN 980-328-808-3
  5. ^ Warmke, Germaine L. & Abbott, R Tucker. (1961): Caribbean Seashells. Livingston Publishing Company. Narbeth. Pennsylvania.
  6. ^ Morris, A. P. (1973): 'A Field Guide to Shells of the Atlamtic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies Hougmon Mifflin Co Boston
  7. ^ Flores, Celestino. 1964: Notas sobre el genero Nerita Linnaeus, 1758, para algunas localidades de Venezuela, con una clave para la identificación de las especies representadas en el Litoral Venezolano. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle, XXIV(67):78-90.
  8. ^ Flores, Celestino. 1968: Algunos gastropodos de las Islas Las Aves Venezuela y sus distribución. Boletín del Instituto Oceanográfico de la Universidad de Oriente 7(1):73-106.
  9. ^ Flores, Celestino. y Cacéres, Raquel. 1973: La familia Neritidae (Mollusca: Archaeogastropoda) en las aguas costeras de Venezuela. Boletín del Instituto Oceanográfico de la Universidad de Oriente. 12(2): 3-13.
  10. ^ Princz, D. 1973: Moluscos gastrópodos y pelecipodos del Estado Nueva Esparta, Venezuela. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle, 33:169-222.
  11. ^ Almeida P, Pablo. 1974. Distribución de los moluscos en las costas centro-occidental (Patanemo-Punta Tucacas) de Venezuela. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle, 34(97):24-52.
  12. ^ Princz, D. 1978. Los moluscos marinos del golfo de Venezuela. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle, 38(109):151-155.
  13. ^ Macsotay, O. 1982: Intervalos batimetabólicos y batimétricos de algunos moluscos bentónicos marinos de Venezuela. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales, 37:103-147.
  14. ^ Capelo, J.C. y J. Buitrago. 1998: Distribución d e los moluscos marinos en el oriente de de Venezuela. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle, 150:109-160.
  15. ^ Bitter, Ricardo S. y Martínez E. Rafael. 2001: Inventario de los moluscos marinos en las costas del estado Falcón, Venezuela. Acta Biologica Venezuelica, 21(1):21-41.
  16. ^ Capelo, J. C., Buitrago, J. y Gutiérrez, J. 2004. Los macromolusos litorales de la ensenadas de Ocumare, Chuao, Cepe y Uricao, Estado Aragua, Venezuela. Memoria de la Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales. LXII(158):29-42.
  17. ^ Díaz, J.M. y Puyana, M. (1994): Moluscos del Caaribe colombiano. Un catálogo ilustrado. COLCIENCIAS, fundación Natura e INVEMAR, Bogatá. 367p.
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