Lacuna pallidula

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Lacuna pallidula
Lacuna pallidula (Sowerby).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Littorinoidea
Family: Littorinidae
Genus: Lacuna
Species: L. pallidula
Binomial name
Lacuna pallidula
(da Costa, 1778)

Lacuna neritoidea Gould, 1840
Lacuna patula Thorpe, 1844

Lacuna pallidula, common name the pale lacuna, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles.[1]



The maximum recorded shell length is 10 mm.[2]


Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 70 m.[2]


  1. ^ a b Lacuna pallidula (da Costa, 1778). Gofas, S. (2009). Lacuna pallidula (da Costa, 1778). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2009) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 6 June 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.