Littorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Smooth Periwinkle, Yellow Periwinkle

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Non-chordate Invertebrate

Sublevel 2: Invertebrate with bilateral symmetry

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Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Gastropoda

Order: Neotaenioglossa

Family: Littorinidae

Genus: Littorina

Species: Littorina obtusata

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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