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family

Periwinkles
Littorinidae Children, 1834

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Caenogastropoda »  superfamily Littorinoidea - periwinkles

Scientific synonyms

incl. Bembiciinae, Echinininae, Lacuninae J. E. Gray, 1840, Laevilittorinininae Reid, 1989, Littorininae Children, 1834, Tectariinae
Lacunidae

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 20

genus Afrolittorina S.T. Williams, D.G. Reid & D.T.J. Littlewood, 2003
genus Austrolittorina J.P. Rosewater, 1970
genus Bembicium Philippi, 1846
genus Cenchritis Von Martens, 1900
genus Cremnoconchus Blanford, 1869
genus Echinolittorina Habe, 1956
genus Lacuna Turton, 1827
genus Lacunitunica Golikov & Gulbin, 1984
genus Laevilacunaria A. Powell, 1951
genus Laevilittorina Pelseneer, 1903
genus Littoraria Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
genus Littorina Ferussac, 1822
genus Macquariella Finlay, 1927
genus Mainwaringia G. Nevill, 1884
genus Melaraphe K.T. Menke, 1828
genus Nodilittorina von Martens, 1897
genus Peasiella Nevill, 1885
genus Pellilitorina Pfeffer, 1886
genus Risellopsis Kesteven, 1902
genus Tectarius Valenciennes, 1832

Links and literature

CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Littorinidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Lacunidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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