Littoraria cingulifera

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Littoraria cingulifera
Littorinidae - Littoraria cingulifera.JPG
Littoraria cingulifera from western African coast, on display at the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Order: Littorinimorpha
Family: Littorinidae
Genus: Littoraria
Species: L. cingulifera
Binomial name
Littoraria cingulifera
(Dunker, 1845)
Synonyms[1]
  • Littorina cingulifera Dunker, 1845

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

Distribution[edit]

This species is present in the North Atlantic Ocean, West African Coast.

Description[edit]

Shells of this species can reach a size of about 6 millimetres (0.24 in).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Littoraria cingulifera (Dunker, 1845). Reid, David G. (2010). Littoraria cingulifera (Dunker, 1845). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.eu/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=446912 on 6 June 2010.
  2. ^ Image on Marine Species

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