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Family: Littorinidae periwinkles (See list of species below)

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132 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Afrolittorina acutispira
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Afrolittorina africana
[African periwinkle]
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Afrolittorina knysnaensis
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Afrolittorina praetermissa
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Algamorda newcombiana
[newcomb's littorine snail]
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Aquilonaria turneri
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Austrolittorina antipodum
[banded periwinkle]
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Austrolittorina araucana
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Austrolittorina fernandezensis
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Austrolittorina unifasciata
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Bembicium nanum
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Cenchritis muricatus
[beaded periwinkle]
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Echininus cummingi
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Echininus nodulosus
[false prickly winkle]
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Echinolittorina albicarinata
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Echinolittorina angustior
[slender periwinkle]
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Echinolittorina arabica
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Echinolittorina aspera
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Echinolittorina atrata
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Echinolittorina australis
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Echinolittorina cinerea
[marine snail]
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Echinolittorina feejeensis
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Echinolittorina fuscolineata
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Echinolittorina granosa
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Echinolittorina hawaiiensis
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Echinolittorina helenae
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Echinolittorina interrupta
[interrupted periwinkle]
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Echinolittorina lemniscata
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Echinolittorina leucosticta
[biangular prickly-winkle]
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Echinolittorina lineolata
[lineolate periwinkle]
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Echinolittorina melanacme
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Echinolittorina meleagris
[white-spot periwinkle]
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Echinolittorina miliaris
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Echinolittorina millegrana
[granular prickly-winkle]
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Echinolittorina modesta
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Echinolittorina natalensis
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Echinolittorina novaezelandiae
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Echinolittorina parcipicta
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Echinolittorina pascua
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Echinolittorina paytensis
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Echinolittorina penicillata
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Echinolittorina peruviana
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Echinolittorina philippinensis
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Echinolittorina placida
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Echinolittorina porcata
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Echinolittorina pulchella
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Echinolittorina punctata
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Echinolittorina radiata
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Echinolittorina reticulata
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Echinolittorina santelenae
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Echinolittorina subnodosa
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Echinolittorina sundaica
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Echinolittorina tenuistriata
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Echinolittorina tuberculata
[common prickly winkle]
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Echinolittorina vermeiji
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Echinolittorina vidua
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Echinolittorina wallaceana
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Echinolittorina ziczac
[zebra periwinkle]
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Haloconcha minor
[lesser lacuna]
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Haloconcha reflexa
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Lacuna abyssicola
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Lacuna cleicecabrale
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Lacuna crassior
[thick lacuna]
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Lacuna pallidula
[pale lacuna]
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Lacuna parva
[tiny lacuna]
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Lacuna picta
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Lacuna porrecta
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Lacuna pumilio
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Lacuna unifasciata
[one-band lacuna]
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Lacuna variegata
[variegate lacuna]
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Lacuna vincta
[northern lacuna]
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Laevilacunaria antarctica
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Laevilacunaria bennetti
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Laevilacunaria bransfieldensis
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Laevilitorina caliginosa
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Laevilitorina coriacea
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Laevilitorina elongata
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Laevilitorina granum
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Laevilitorina latior
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Laevilitorina pygmaea
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Laevilitorina umbilicata
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Laevilitorina venusta
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Laevilitorina wandelensis
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Littoraria angulifera
[mangrove periwinkle]
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Littoraria carinifera
[carinate periwinkle]
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Littoraria cingulata
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Littoraria coccinea
[scarlet periwinkle]
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Littoraria flammea
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Littoraria intermedia
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Littoraria irrorata
[marsh periwinkle]
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Littoraria nebulosa
[cloudy periwinkle]
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Littoraria pallescens
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Littoraria pintado
[dotted periwinkle]
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Littoraria subvittata
[estuarine periwinkle]
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Littoraria tessellata
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Littoraria undulata
[undulate periwinkle]
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Littorina arcana
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Littorina coccinea
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Littorina compressa
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Littorina fabalis
[flat periwinkle]
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Littorina flava
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Littorina irrorata
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Littorina keenae
[eroded periwinkle]


Littorina littorea
[common periwinkle]
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Littorina mariae
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Littorina neglecta
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Littorina nigrolineata
[black lined periwinkle]


Littorina obtusata
[yellow periwinkle]
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Littorina plena
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Littorina saxatilis
[rough periwinkle]


Littorina scabra
[scabra periwinkle]
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Littorina scutulata
[checkered periwinkle]
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Littorina sitkana
[Sitka periwinkle]
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Littorina squalida
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Littorina ziczac
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Melarhaphe neritoides
[small periwinkle]
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Nodilittorina mespillum
[brown periwinkle]


Nodilittorina pyramidalis
[pyramidal prickly-winkle]
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Nodilittorina trochoides
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Peasiella conoidalis
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Peasiella roepstorffiana
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Pellilitorina pellita
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Pellilitorina setosa
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Tectarius antonii
[false pricklywinkle]


Tectarius coronatus
[coronate prickly-winkle]
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Tectarius cumingii
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Tectarius grandinatus
[hailstorm prickly-winkle]


Tectarius muricatus
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Tectarius pagodus
[Pagoda prickly-winkle]
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Tectarius spinulosus
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Tectarius tuberculatus
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Tectarius viviparus
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132 Species of Family Littorinidae
(periwinkles)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Afrolittorina acutispira Southwest Pacific
Afrolittorina africana African periwinkle Western Indian Ocean
Afrolittorina knysnaensis Eastern Indian Ocean
Afrolittorina praetermissa Southwest Pacific
Algamorda newcombiana newcomb's littorine snail Northeast Pacific
Aquilonaria turneri Western Atlantic and East 1.43 DL
Austrolittorina antipodum banded periwinkle Southwest Pacific.
Austrolittorina araucana Southeast Pacific
Austrolittorina fernandezensis Southeast Pacific
Austrolittorina unifasciata Southwest Pacific
Bembicium nanum Southwest Pacific
Cenchritis muricatus beaded periwinkle Western Atlantic 3 NG
Echininus cummingi Northwest Pacific
Echininus nodulosus false prickly winkle Western Central Atlantic
Echinolittorina albicarinata Eastern Central Pacific
Echinolittorina angustior slender periwinkle Western Central Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Echinolittorina arabica Indian Ocean.
Echinolittorina aspera Eastern Central Pacific a
Echinolittorina atrata Eastern Pacific and Weste
Echinolittorina australis Eastern Indian Ocean
Echinolittorina cinerea marine snail Pacific Ocean.
Echinolittorina feejeensis Western Pacific.
Echinolittorina fuscolineata Eastern Pacific and Weste
Echinolittorina granosa Eastern Central Atlantic.
Echinolittorina hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific
Echinolittorina helenae Southeast Atlantic
Echinolittorina interrupta interrupted periwinkle Western Central Atlantic. 2.4 NG
Echinolittorina lemniscata Southeast Pacific
Echinolittorina leucosticta biangular prickly-winkle Indian Ocean.
Echinolittorina lineolata lineolate periwinkle Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Echinolittorina melanacme Indo-West Pacific.
Echinolittorina meleagris white-spot periwinkle Western Central Atlantic. 1 DL
Echinolittorina miliaris Atlantic Ocean.
Echinolittorina millegrana granular prickly-winkle Indo-Pacific.
Echinolittorina modesta Western Central Atlantic
Echinolittorina natalensis Indian Ocean.
Echinolittorina novaezelandiae Indo-West Pacific
Echinolittorina parcipicta Eastern Central Pacific
Echinolittorina pascua Indo-Pacific. 1.785 SHH
Echinolittorina paytensis Eastern Pacific.
Echinolittorina penicillata Eastern Central Pacific
Echinolittorina peruviana Southeast Pacific
Echinolittorina philippinensis Western Central Pacific
Echinolittorina placida Western Atlantic. 1.99 DL
Echinolittorina porcata Southeast Pacific
Echinolittorina pulchella Eastern Central Atlantic.
Echinolittorina punctata Eastern Central Atlantic
Echinolittorina radiata Western Pacific
Echinolittorina reticulata Indo-West Pacific
Echinolittorina santelenae Eastern Pacific.
Echinolittorina subnodosa Western Indian Ocean.
Echinolittorina sundaica Indo-West Pacific
Echinolittorina tenuistriata Eastern Pacific.
Echinolittorina tuberculata common prickly winkle Western Central Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Echinolittorina vermeiji Southwest Atlantic
Echinolittorina vidua Southeast Asia.
Echinolittorina wallaceana Western Central Pacific
Echinolittorina ziczac zebra periwinkle Central Atlantic. 2 DL
Haloconcha minor lesser lacuna Northern Pacific
Haloconcha reflexa Northern Pacific
Lacuna abyssicola Western Atlantic. 0.215 DL
Lacuna cleicecabrale Western Atlantic.
Lacuna crassior thick lacuna East Pacific. 1.2 DL
Lacuna pallidula pale lacuna Northeast Atlantic and th 1 DL
Lacuna parva tiny lacuna North America.
Lacuna picta Western Atlantic. 0.38 DL
Lacuna porrecta Northeast Pacific
Lacuna pumilio Eastern Atlantic. 0.15 DL
Lacuna unifasciata one-band lacuna East Pacific.
Lacuna variegata variegate lacuna Northeast Pacific 1.6 SHH
Lacuna vincta northern lacuna Northern Atlantic, Northe 1.3 DL
Laevilacunaria antarctica Atlantic Antarctic 0.8 DL
Laevilacunaria bennetti Western Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Laevilacunaria bransfieldensis Western Atlantic.
Laevilitorina caliginosa Southern Pacific, Southwe 0.8 DL
Laevilitorina coriacea Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Laevilitorina elongata Western Atlantic. 0.4 DL
Laevilitorina granum Western Atlantic. 0.16 DL
Laevilitorina latior Western Atlantic.
Laevilitorina pygmaea Western Atlantic. 0.25 DL
Laevilitorina umbilicata Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Laevilitorina venusta Western Atlantic. 0.56 DL
Laevilitorina wandelensis Western Atlantic.
Littoraria angulifera mangrove periwinkle Western Central Pacific a 4.1 NG
Littoraria carinifera carinate periwinkle Western Central Pacific
Littoraria cingulata Eastern Indian Ocean
Littoraria coccinea scarlet periwinkle Pacific Ocean.
Littoraria flammea Northwest Pacific
Littoraria intermedia Indo-Pacific.
Littoraria irrorata marsh periwinkle Western Atlantic 2.92 DL
Littoraria nebulosa cloudy periwinkle Western Central Atlantic. 2.8 DL
Littoraria pallescens Indo-Pacific.
Littoraria pintado dotted periwinkle Pacific
Littoraria subvittata estuarine periwinkle Indo-West Pacific. Inlan
Littoraria tessellata Western Central Atlantic 2.3 DL
Littoraria undulata undulate periwinkle Indo-West Pacific.
Littorina arcana Northeast Atlantic and th
Littorina coccinea Western Central Pacific 2.5 SHH
Littorina compressa Northeast Atlantic and th
Littorina fabalis flat periwinkle Atlantic Ocean and the Ar 1.49 DL
Littorina flava Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Littorina irrorata Western Central Atlantic 29.2 DL
Littorina keenae eroded periwinkle Eastern Pacific
Littorina littorea common periwinkle Northeast Atlantic 4.2 DL
Littorina mariae Northeast Atlantic
Littorina neglecta Northeast Atlantic
Littorina nigrolineata black lined periwinkle Northeast Atlantic
Littorina obtusata yellow periwinkle Northern Atlantic, Arctic 1.3 DL
Littorina plena Northeast Pacific
Littorina saxatilis rough periwinkle Northeast Atlantic, Arcti 1.9 DL
Littorina scabra scabra periwinkle Indo-Pacific. 4.40000009536743 SHL
Littorina scutulata checkered periwinkle Eastern Pacific 1.5 SHH
Littorina sitkana Sitka periwinkle Northeast Pacific 2.2 NG
Littorina squalida Arctic and Northwest Paci
Littorina ziczac Western Central Atlantic
Melarhaphe neritoides small periwinkle Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Nodilittorina mespillum brown periwinkle Western Central Atlantic 1 DL
Nodilittorina pyramidalis pyramidal prickly-winkle Indo-Pacific 2.5 SHL
Nodilittorina trochoides Western Pacific
Peasiella conoidalis Pacific Ocean.
Peasiella roepstorffiana Western Central Pacific
Pellilitorina pellita Western Atlantic and Indi 1.84 DL
Pellilitorina setosa Antarctic, Atlantic Ocean 1.69 DL
Tectarius antonii false pricklywinkle Western Central Atlantic. 2.1 DL
Tectarius coronatus coronate prickly-winkle Western Pacific 4 SHH
Tectarius cumingii Western Central Pacific
Tectarius grandinatus hailstorm prickly-winkle Pacific Ocean 4 SHL
Tectarius muricatus Western Central Atlantic
Tectarius pagodus Pagoda prickly-winkle Indo-West Pacific 6.5 SHL
Tectarius spinulosus Western Central Pacific
Tectarius tuberculatus Western Central Atlantic
Tectarius viviparus Western Central Pacific 2 SHL



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