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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Littorinidae 

Littorina rubra Anton, 1838

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Nodilittorina trochoides (Gray, 1839)


Primary Type: Type [types lost] Anton, H.E. 1839. p.53, no. 1923
Type no locality


depth: supratidal [ of rocky shorelines (Kay 1979) ]
Original Epithet:  rubra
larvae/young: veliger planktonic [ (Kay 1979) ]
Original Text Name:  Littorina rubra Anton, 1838
Original Genus:  Littorina
Status of Name: Primary Homonym 


  . p.73-74 [ Figs 22 C; 23 C, D; 24 B, C ]  General reference
 Rosewater, J. and Kadolsky, D. 1981. p.1235 Places name in synonymy


                            Nodilittorina von Martens, 1897
                              Nodilittorina trochoides (Gray, 1839)
                                Littorina rubra Anton, 1838


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34001) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.