Nerita ascensionis

Nerita ascensionis Gmelin, 1791

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Description

Look Alikes

Nerita chlorostoma

Author(s): Frey, Melissa A.
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Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Southern Atlantic: Ascension Island

Author(s): Frey, Melissa A.
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Habitat

Marine intertidal: rocky shores; mid littoral

Author(s): Frey, Melissa A.
Rights holder(s): Frey, Melissa A.

References

Krijnen, C., Celen F., Delsaerdt A., Duchamps R., Notelteirs L., Revis N., et al. (1995).  Genus Nerita: Alphabetical review, Part 1. Gloria Maris. 34(5-6), 65-84.
Mienis, H. K. (1991).  A nomenclatorial note concerning the Nerita ascensionis - complex. Siratus. 10, 13-17.
Reeve, L. (1855).  Monograph of the Genus Nerita. Conchologia Iconica. 9, pls. 1-19.
Vermeij, G. J. (1970).  The Nerita ascensionis species complex in the South Atlantic. The Veliger. 13(2), 135-138.
Vermeij, G. J. (1972).  Intraspecific shore-level size gradients in intertidal molluscs. Ecology. 53(4), 693-700.
Vermeij, G. J. (1973).  Morphological patterns in high-intertidal gastropods: Adaptive strategies and the limitations. Marine Biology. 20, 319-346.