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Version 45.00 started going live 22nd January, 2019. This release will incorporate significant changes to many families.

Echinolittorina (Fossarilittorina) mespillum

(Mühlfeldt, Megerle von, 1824) Dwarf (Brown) Periwinkle Shell size 3 - 12.5 mm Florida Keys, USA; West Indies; N S America
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderLITTORINIMORPHA
SuperFamilyLITTORINOIDEA
FamilyLITTORINIDAE LITTORININAE
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Verh. Ges. Naturf. Fr. BerlinVol. 1, p 219; Pl. 8/8a, b
Colombian Seashells from the Caribbean Seap 67; 227/194
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 113/9
Sea Shells of the West Indiesp 73
Audubon - Field Guide to North American ShellsPl. 282; 407
Report Sea & Inland Fisheries Ireland for 1901Vol. 2184, p 22-27; fig. 7
Synonyms
Littorina fusca Pfeiffer, L., 1840 : Cuba
Archiv für Naturgeschichte, BerlinVol. 6, p 254
Report Sea & Inland Fisheries Ireland for 1901Vol. 2184, p 22
Littorina naticoides Orbigny, A.V.M.D. d', 1841 : Cuba
Report Sea & Inland Fisheries Ireland for 1901Vol. 2184, p 23
Litorina mespilum Philippi, R.A., 1847 (unjustified emendation)
Abb. Besch. Conchyl. Mit. deutscher Conch.Vol. 3, p 16; Litorina Pl. 6 /20
Report Sea & Inland Fisheries Ireland for 1901Vol. 2184, p 23
Litorina gundlachii Philippi, R.A., 1849
Abb. Besch. Conchyl. Mit. deutscher Conch.Vol. 3
Report Sea & Inland Fisheries Ireland for 1901Vol. 2184, p 23
Clathrella naticoides Dall, W.H., 1889 : N Carolina, USA
Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. HarvardVol. 18, p 278-279
Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil.
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Guido Poppe
2 Femorale
3 Natural History Museum, Rotterdam
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