Six neritid species are recorded from the Miocene (Pebas Formation) of western Amazonia (Peru, Colombia and Brazil), two of which, Neritina (?) patricknuttalli and N. (?) elephantina, are described as new. The subgeneric status of Pebasian neritids remains unresolved. Palaeoecological and palaeobiogeographical implications are briefly discussed.

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Frank P. Wesselingh. (2002). Neritidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from the Miocene of western Amazonia (Peru, Colombia and Brazil). Cainozoic Research, 2(1/2), 117–128.