Nucella osterina: Northern striped dogwinkle–The Race Rocks Taxonomy


The habitat of Nucella osterina ( previously Thais emarginata) in the pounding surf zone at Race Rocks.


Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gasteropoda
Subclass Prosobranchia
Genus Nucella
Species canaliculata
Common Name: Northern Striped Dogwinkle


Other Members of the Phylum Mollusca at Race Rocks.

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pearsonlogo2_f2The Race Rocks taxonomy is a collaborative venture originally started with the Biology and Environmental Systems students of Lester Pearson College UWC. It now also has contributions added by Faculty, Staff, Volunteers and Observers on the remote control webcams.