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Noun1.Neritidae - neritids
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
neritid, neritid gastropod - operculate seasnail of coastal waters with a short spiral shell
genus Nerita - type genus of the Neritidae
genus Neritina - a genus of Neritidae
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However, the parietal ganglia are often, yet variably, fused with other ganglia, such as seen in Neritidae (Neritimorpha) and Cellana toreuma (patellogastropods), where the parietal ganglion is not present (Pelseneer & Lankester 1906, Haszprunar 1988).
The shell pendants are widely known from Palaeolithic contexts, exploiting the common occurrence of Neritidae.
KEY WORDS: habitat selection, Littorinidae, locomotory behavior, Neritidae, rocky shores