Laevilitorina coriacea

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Laevilitorina coriacea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Littorinoidea
Family: Littorinidae
Genus: Laevilitorina
Species: L. coriacea
Binomial name
Laevilitorina coriacea
(Melvill & Standen, 1907)

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

Distribution[edit]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 7 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 9 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laevilitorina coriacea (Melvill & Standen, 1907). Reid, David G. (2010). Laevilitorina coriacea (Melvill & Standen, 1907). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=197206 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.