An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

NERITIFORM   A GLOBOSE GASTROPOD shape resembling that of a Nerite snail (e.g., Nerita spp.; Neritina spp.): with few subglobose and rapidly enlarging whorls with a very reduced SPIRE. See other gastropod shapes.

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