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Littorina littorea
Periwinkle Per"i*win`kle, n. [From AS. pinewincla a shellfish, in which pine- is fr. L. pina, pinna, a kind of mussel, akin to Gr. ?. Cf. Winkle.] (Zo["o]l.) Any small marine gastropod shell of the genus Littorina. The common European species (Littorina littorea), in Europe extensively used as food, has recently become naturalized abundantly on the American coast. See Littorina. Note: In America the name is often applied to several large univalves, as Fulgur carica, and F. canaliculata.

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- The common periwinkle or winkle (Littorina littorea) is a species of small edible whelk or sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc that has gills and an...
- genus Catharanthus (and also with the common seas**** mollusc, Littorina littorea). Vinca plants are subshrubs or herbaceous, and have slender trailing stems...
- gastropod molluscs in the family Littorinidae Common periwinkle (Littorina littorea) Austrolittorina unifasciata Periwinkle, a regional name for the caddisfly...
- similar vegetative appearance but with differing flower colour. Lumnitzera littorea has red flowers whereas Lumnitzera racemosa has white flowers. Both species...
- Scotland, the word "whelk" is also used to mean the periwinkle (Littorina littorea), family Littorinidae. In the English-speaking islands of the West Indies...
- The seas**** earwig (Anisolabis littorea) is a species of earwig in the family Anisolabididae. It is native to eastern Australia and New Zealand. Similar...
- act as chemical defences against the marine herbivorous snail Littorina littorea. Nevertheless, galactolipids, rather than phlorotannins, act as herbivore...
- Acacia littorea, also known as the shark tooth wattle, is a shrub belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae. The dense pungent shrub...
- Genus: Orchestia Species: O. gammarellus Binomial name Orchestia gammarellus (Pallas, 1766) Synonyms Orchestia gammarella Pallas, 1766 Orchestia littorea...
- Ancylus Lake. The Littorina Sea is named after common periwinkle (Littorina littorea), then a prevailing mollusc in the Baltic waters, which indicates salinity...
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