Common name of Afrolittorina africana
Common Name African periwinkle
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official Trade Name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country South Africa
Ref. Branch, G.M., C.L. Griffiths, M.L. Branch and L. Beckley, 2005
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core non-fish animal
1st Modifier locality/area
2nd Modifier
Remarks 'periwinkle', an alteration of Old English 'pinewincle', from Latin 'pina', i.e. 'mussel' (from Greek) + Old English - 'wincle', i.e. 'corner; spiral shell'.
Entered by Gallano, Rachell
Modified by Bato-David, Elizabeth
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