Littorina scutulata: checkered periwinkle–The Race Rocks Taxonomy


The checkered snails are Littorina scutulata

Domain Eukarya
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Superfamily: Littorinoidea
Family: Littorinidae
Genus Littorina
Species scutulata
Common Name: Periwinkle



See the Extended Essay on Littorine Snails

Other Members of the Phylum Mollusca at Race Rocks.

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