Neritidae Rafinesque, 1815
Common Name: Nerites
Key morphological features: The Neritidae are turban shaped with fat body whorls. They can inhabit marine to freshwater environments. Modern nerites often have colorful stripes and patterns on their shells.
FEEDING MODE: Omnivore, Herbivore
Akers, R. E. and T. J. Akers, 1997. Texas Cretaceous Gastropods. Texas Paleontology Series Number 6, Paleontology Section of the Houston Gem and Mineral Society, Houston.