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Taxonomic Details for Littoraria irrorata

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumLophozoa
PhylumMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderNeotaenioglossa
FamilyLittorinidae
GenusLittoraria
SpeciesLittoraria irrorata
Common Name: marsh periwinkle
Authority: (Say, 1822)
ITIS TSN: 567804   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Salinity Zone: Brackish water, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

GCE Data Sets:

PLT-GCEM-1801 (Disturbance to permanent monitoring plots at GCE sites 1-10, from 2001 to 2018.)

INV-GCEM-1707 (Mollusc population abundance monitoring: Fall 2016 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc abundance based on collections from GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1707a (Mollusc population size distribution monitoring: Fall 2016 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc size distributions based on collections from GCE marsh monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1607 (Mollusc population abundance monitoring: Fall 2015 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc abundance based on collections from GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1607a (Mollusc population size distribution monitoring: Fall 2015 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc size distributions based on collections from GCE marsh monitoring sites 1-10)

(view all 58 relevant data sets in the GCE Data Catalog)

Littoraria irrorata
Littoraria juveniles recruit to curled leaves of Spartina and are found here until they are around 5 mm in length. Photo Steven Pennings

Littoraria irrorata
Littoraria on Spartina alterniflora, Sapelo Island 2016. Photo Steven Pennings

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.