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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...
- 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 Catharanthus (and also with the common seas**** mollusc, Littorina littorea). Vinca plants are subshrubs or herbaceous, and have slender trailing stems...
- Scotland, the word "whelk" is also used to mean the periwinkle (Littorina littorea), family Littorinidae. In the English-speaking islands of the West Indies...
- Genus: Orchestia Species: O. gammarellus Binomial name Orchestia gammarellus (Pallas, 1766) Synonyms Orchestia gammarella Pallas, 1766 Orchestia littorea...
- gastropod molluscs in the family Littorinidae Common periwinkle (Littorina littorea) Austrolittorina unifasciata Periwinkle, a regional name for the caddisfly...
- the North Atlantic Buccinum undatum) and periwinkles including Littorina littorea. The s**** of sea snails are often found washed up on beaches. Because...
- Anthocercis littorea, also known as yellow tailflower, is a species of shrub in the family Solanaceae. It's native to Western Australia where it grows...
- act as chemical defenses against the marine herbivorous snail, Littorina littorea., while galactolipids act as herbivore deterrents against the sea urchin...
- similar vegetative appearance but with differing flower colour. Lumnitzera littorea has red flowers whereas Lumnitzera racemosa has white flowers. Both species...
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