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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Littorinoidea
Family: Littorinidae
Subfamily: Littorininae
Genus: Mainwaringia
Nevill, 1885[1]

Mainwaringia is a genus of sea snails or[clarification needed] freshwater snails,[2] marine gastropod mollusks in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles.[3]


Species within the genus Mainwaringia include:


  1. ^ Nevill (1885). Hand-List Moll. Ind. Mus. 2: 286.
  2. ^ a b (file created 29 July 2010) FRESH WATER MOLLUSCAN SPECIES IN INDIA. 11 pp. accessed 31 July 2010.
  3. ^ Mainwaringia Nevill, 1885. Reid, David G. (2010). Mainwaringia Nevill, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 6 June 2010.
  4. ^ Mainwaringia leithii (E.A. Smith, 1876).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 6 June 2010.
  5. ^ Mainwaringia rhizophila Reid, 1986.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 6 June 2010.

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