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Taxonomic Details for Littoraria nebulosa

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumLophozoa
PhylumMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderNeotaenioglossa
FamilyLittorinidae
GenusLittoraria
SpeciesLittoraria nebulosa
Common Name: cloudy periwinkle
Authority: (Lamarck, 1822)
ITIS TSN: 567805   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Salinity Zone: Marine, Tidal Zone: Intertidal
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Littoraria nebulosa
Littoraria nebulosa is common on Sapelo Island where trees have fallen into the water. Photo Steven Pennings

Littoraria nebulosa
Littoraria nebulosa lives on wood in the high intertidal. On Sapelo, look for it on trees in the intertidal zone. 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.