Lewis' Moon Snail

Neverita lewisii

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Neverita lewisii (previously known as Polinices lewisii, Lunatia lewisii, Euspira lewisii), common name Lewis's moon snail, is a species of large operculated sea snail. It is a predatory marine gastropod in the family Naticidae, the moon snails. Traditionally, this species was assigned to either the genus Lunatia, the genus Polinices or the genus Euspira. Recently, it was assigned to the genus Neverita based on molecular data.

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  1. (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.flickr.com/photos/33466410@N00/2133037982
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neverita_lewisii

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