Littorina

Littorina is a genus of small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles. These small snails live in the tidal zone of rocky shores. ==Overview== In Europe there are about nine species in this genus, one of which is the rough periwinkle, Littorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792). Another closely related (s...
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Littorina

• (n.) A genus of small pectinibranch mollusks, having thick spiral shells, abundant between tides on nearly all rocky seacoasts. They feed on seaweeds. The common periwinkle is a well-known example. See Periwinkle.
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littorina

<marine biology> A genus of small pectinibranch mollusks, having thick spiral shells, abundant between tides on nearly all rocky seacoasts. They feed on seaweeds. The common periwinkle is a well-known example. See Periwinkle. ... (19 Mar 1998) ...
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Littorina

(from the article `gastropod`) ...below the tidal zones, where the most abundant quantities of food may be found. The extent of their effect on a coastline is indicated by the ... ...during gastropod evolution, and there is no clear pattern of changes that would suggest relationships. The differences correlate with habitat and ... [2...
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Littorina

genus Littorina noun type genus of the family Littorinidae: periwinkles
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Littorina

Lit'to·ri'na noun [ New Latin See Littoral .] (Zoology) A genus of small pectinibranch mollusks, having thick spiral shells, abundant between tides on nearly all rocky seacoasts. They feed on seaweeds. The common periwinkle is a well-known example. See Periwinkle .
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Littorina

[n] - type genus of the family Littorinidae: periwinkles
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