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Definition of Littorea
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Littorina littoreaPeriwinkle 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.
Meaning of Littorea from wikipedia
- The common periwinkle
) is a species
of small edible whelk
or sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc
that has gills
- genus Catharanthus
(and also with the common
seas**** mollusc, Littorina littorea
). Vinca plants
or herbaceous, and have slender trailing
- gastropod molluscs
in the family Littorinidae Common periwinkle
) 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
flowers. Both species...
- Scotland, the word "whelk" is also used to mean the periwinkle
Littorinidae. In the English-speaking islands
of the West Indies...
- The seas**** earwig
) is a species
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
- Genus: Orchestia
Species: O. gammarellus Binomial
name Orchestia gammarellus
(Pallas, 1766) Synonyms Orchestia gammarella
Pallas, 1766 Orchestia littorea
Lake. The Littorina
Sea is named after common periwinkle
), then a prevailing mollusc
in the Baltic
waters, which indicates
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