Neritidae

plural noun
Ne·​rit·​i·​dae | \nə̇ˈritəˌdē\

Definition of Neritidae 

: a family of operculate snails (suborder Rhipidoglossa) with turbinate shells having the aperture shaped like a half-moon and a columella resembling a shelf — see nerita, neritina

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History and Etymology for Neritidae

New Latin, from Nerita, type genus + -idae

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