Common periwinkle

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Littorina littorea

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Littorinimorpha

Littorinidae

Littorinidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 32

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Newfoundland to New Jersey

0 to 60 meters

Diet:

Herbivore

Habitat:

Marine; Rocky intertidal zone

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140262 on 2021-06-10