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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Littorinidae 

Littoraria (Protolittoraria) pintado pintado (Wood, 1828)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Littorina ambiqua auct
   Litorina pindata auct
   Turbo pintado Wood, 1828
   Littorina tenebrata Jay, 1839
   Littorina ambigua Philippi, 1848
   Littorina serialis Eydoux and Souleyet, 1852


southwestern Indian Ocean, from South Africa to Mauritius; in the Western Pacific from Japan through the North Pacific Islands to Hawaii {Rosew1970x05}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar


depth: intertidal [ {Rosew1970x05}. ]
habit: nestling [ cluster in rock crevices during daylight hours {Rosew1970x05}. ]
habitat: on rocks [ become active at night and crawl about on rocks {Rosew1970x05}. ]
habitat: rocky shore [ {Rosew1970x05}. ]
larvae/young: oviparous [ {Rosew1970x05} ]
spawn/eggs: egg capsules pelagic [ plano-convex in outline {Rosew1970x05}. ]


 Demond, J. 1957. p.289 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.72-73 General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1970. p.447 General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1970. p.448 Synonomy


                            Littoraria Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
                              Littoraria (Protolittoraria) Reid, 1989
                                Littoraria (Protolittoraria) pintado (Wood, 1828)
                                  Littoraria (Protolittoraria) pintado pintado (Wood, 1828)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=34815) created by Shannon Reid on 2000-12-13. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.