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I believe this shell is a Neritina but I cannot determine the specie. Any help is welcome. The shell was beached in Mauritius and is 14mm long.

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Hi Pierre,
My guess is it looks like vittina serrulata which can be found in Indonesia, but i dont know if it can also be found in Mauritius, or maybe that is vittina natalensis which is very variable in pattern. But this is just my guess, i hope this info could help in someway to determine your shell.

I would go with natalensis, although it is a bit worn which does not help. As Diocris says, it is very variable plus it does occur on Mauritius.
Thanks for this id. I will go with natalensis then.