Echinolittorina pascua

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Echinolittorina pascua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Littorinoidea
Family: Littorinidae
Genus: Echinolittorina
Species: E. pascua
Binomial name
Echinolittorina pascua
(Rosewater, 1970)
Synonyms[1]
  • Echinolittorina trochoides (Gray, 1839)
  • Echinolittorina (Granulilittorina) pascua Rosewater, 1970
  • Littorina trochoides Gray, 1839
  • Nodilittorina pyramidalis pascua Rosewater, 1970
  • Nodilittorina trochoides (Gray, 1839)

Echinolittorina pascua is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles.[1]

Description[edit]

The shell grows to a length of 15 mm

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in the Pacific Ocean along Easter Island

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Echinolittorina pascua (Rosewater, 1970). Reid, David G. (2009). Echinolittorina pascua (Rosewater, 1970). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=437377 on 17 February 2011.
  • Reid, D.G. (1989a) The comparative morphology, phylogeny and evolution of the gastropod family Littorinidae. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 324: 1-110.
  • Williams, S.T. & Reid, D.G. (2004) Speciation and diversity on tropical rocky shores: a global phylogeny of snails of the genus Echinolittorina. Evolution 58(10):2227-2251
  • Reid D.G. (2007). The genus Echinolittorina Habe, 1956 (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in the Indo-West Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa 1420.

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