Lacuna vincta

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Lacuna vincta
Lacuna vincta (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. vincta
Binomial name
Lacuna vincta
(Montagu, 1803)
  • Epheria vincta (Montagu, 1803)
  • Lacuna albella Lovén, 1846
  • Lacuna arctica Philippi, 1853
  • Lacuna carinata Gould, 1848
  • Lacuna frigida Lovén, 1846
  • Lacuna gracilior Metcalfe in Thorpe, 1844
  • Lacuna labiosa Lovén, 1846
  • Lacuna pertusa Conrad, 1831
  • Lacuna solidula Lovén, 1846
  • Lacuna vincta var. fusca Gould, 1841
  • Phasianella bifasciata Brown, 1827
  • Phasianella cornea Brown, 1827
  • Phasianella striata Brown, 1827
  • Trochus divaricatus Fabricius, 1780
  • Turbo canalis Montagu, 1803
  • Turbo quadrifasciatus Montagu, 1803
  • Turbo vinctus Montagu, 1803

Lacuna vincta, common name the northern 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 13 mm.[2]


The minimum recorded depth for this species is 0 m, and the maximum recorded depth is 60 m.[2]


  1. ^ a b Lacuna vincta (Montagu, 1803). Gofas, S. (2009). Lacuna vincta (Montagu, 1803). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2009) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at on 6 June 2010.
  2. ^ a b 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.
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213

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