Know your fauna: Shells – The Bleeding Tooth Nerite

The Bleeding Tooth Nerite (Nerita peloronta) What a name this snail and shell has in English: the Bleeding Tooth Nerite. It is kind of logical though if you take a goof look at the shell this snail species builds for itself, cause it has a clearly visible blood red spot which looks very much like the spot where a child’s tooth has fallen out. The spot is located at the entrance of the shell, called the mouth plate. The scientific […] Read more »