Austrolittorina antipodum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Blue banded periwinkle
Littorina unifasciata antipodum.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Littorinoidea
Family: Littorinidae
Subfamily: Littorininae
Genus: Austrolittorina
Species: A. antipodum
Binomial name
Austrolittorina antipodum
Philippi, 1847
  • Echinolittorina antipodum (Philippi, 1847)
  • Littorina antipodum Philippi, 1847
  • Littorina mauritiana Suter, 1913
  • Melarhaphe oliveri Finlay, 1930[1]
  • Littorina unifasciata antipodum Rosewater, 1970

Austrolittorina antipodum (Philippi, 1847), known as the banded periwinkle[2] is a species of small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles, found in New Zealand.[3]


This subspecies occurs in New Zealand[4]

Austrolittorina antipodum apertural view


  1. ^ Finlay H. J. 1930. Additions to the Recent Molluscan Fauna of New Zealand. No. 3. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Volume 61, page 222-247.
  2. ^ Wassilieff, Maggy (2009-03-02). "Coastal shoreline - The rocky coast – upper shore". Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 15 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-13.
  3. ^ Reid, D. G.; Williams, S. T. (2004). "The subfamily Littorininae (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in the temperate Southern Hemisphere: The genera Nodilittorina, Austrolittorina and Afrolittorina". Records of the Australian Museum. 56: 75. doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.56.2004.1393.
  4. ^ Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1