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Noun1.Littorinidae - periwinkles
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
genus Littorina, Littorina - type genus of the family Littorinidae: periwinkles
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The genus Nodilittorina von Martens, 1897 (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in the eastern Pacific Ocean, with a discussion of biogeographic provinces of the rocky-shore fauna.
Shell microstructure and mineralogy of the Littorinidae: ecological and evolutionary significance.
He established that Littorina keenae Rosewater 1978 (Hypsogastropoda: Littorinidae) syn.
Among these, the Littorinidae exhibit diverse patterns of organization of the reproductive system among its representatives; these patterns have been considered taxonomically relevant for defining the phylogeny of this family (Reid, 1989).
El porcentaje mayor de moluscos esta representado por ejemplares de las familias Patelloidea y Littorinidae. Ambas suman el 77,77% del NMI, mientras que el NR es de algo menos del 45% (Grafico 1).
Thus Oncorhynchus mykiss and Cauque mauleanum feed principally on chironomid larvae and pupae, Littorinidae, Trichopteridae, Acarii, and Amphipoda (Artigas et al., 1985; Klink and Eckmann, 1985).
In situ measurement of radular movements of three species of Littorina (Gastropoda: Littorinidae).
Natural selection for apostasy and crypsis acting on the shell colour polymorphism of a mangrove snail, Littoraria filosa (Sowerby) (Gastropoda: Littorinidae).
Members of the Littorinidae family are among the most common dioecious gastropods and inhabit most intertidal habitats around the world (Reid 1989, Reid et al.