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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Littorinimorpha (order)  »  Littorinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 095023 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Afrolittorina praetermissa    (May, 1909)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda
Family: Littorinidae (periwinkles) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a periwinkle]
Recent Synonyms: Littorina praetermissa
Nodilittorina praetermissa
Organism Type: a periwinkle
Parent Codes
(if any)
24 095901
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2019-01-11 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Reid, D.G. Williams, S.T., 2004. The subfamily Littorininae (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in the temperate southern hemisphere: The genera Nodilittorina, Austrolittorina and Afrolittorina., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 56(1): 75-122.

Record details

Record entered on 1-Sep-2003 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 10-May-2004 12:41 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
10-MAY-2004: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Nodilittorina)
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