Neritidae, common name the nerites, is a taxonomic family of small to medium-sized saltwater and freshwater snails which have a gill and a distinctive operculum, marine, brackish water and freshwater gastropod mollusks in the order Neritoida. The family Neritidae includes marine genera such as Nerita, marine and freshwater genera such as Neritina, and freshwater and brackish water genera such as Theodoxus. The common name “nerite” as well as the family name Neritidae and the genus name Nerita, are derived from the name of Nerites, who was a sea god in Greek mythology.

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Clithon oualaniense (Dubious nerite)
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Clithon oualaniense (Dubious nerite)

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Nerita chamaeleon (Chameleon nerite)
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Nerita chamaeleon (Chameleon nerite)

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Nerita exuvia (Snake-skin nerite)
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Nerita exuvia (Snake-skin nerite)

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Nerita polita (Polished nerite)
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Nerita polita (Polished nerite)

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Neritona juttingae
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Neritona juttingae

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Neritona labiosa (Full lipped nerite)
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Neritona labiosa (Full lipped nerite)

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Septaria porcellana
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Septaria porcellana

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Vittina pennata
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Vittina pennata

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Vittina waigiensis (Red racer nerite)
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Vittina waigiensis (Red racer nerite)

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