Common name of Littorina littorea
 
Common Name Common periwinkle
Language English
Type AFS
Official Trade Name No
Rank 1 - (Legal common name (unique))
Country United States (contiguous states)
Locality
Ref. Turgeon, D.D., J.F. Quinn Jr., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg, W.G. Lyons, P.M. Mikkelsen, R.J. Neves, C.F.E. Roper, G. Rosenberg, B. Roth, A. Scheltema, F.G. Thompson, M. Vecchione and J.D. Willams, 1998
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core plant
1st Modifier mod. for abundance
2nd Modifier
Remarks 'periwinkle' from Latin 'vincapervinca', i.e., trailing or woody evergreen herbs of the genus Vinca.
 
Entered by Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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