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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Littorinidae 

Littorina (Planilittorina) keenae Rosewater, 1978

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Littorina (Littorivaga) planaxis auct
   Melaraphe planaxis auct
   Littorina (Littorina) planaxis auct
   Littorina planaxis Jay, 1839
   Litorina planaxis Philippi, 1847
   Littorina patula Gould, 1849
   Littorina keenae Rosewater, 1978


Charleston, Oregon to Baja California, Mexico {Reid1996x32}

  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificUnited States
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificMexico
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificUnited States


depth: infralittoral fringe [ upper eulittoral and littoral fringe {Reid1996x28}. ]
depth: supratidal [ Most of larger snails {Reid1996x32}. ]
feeds on: plants [ macroalgae ]      Reid, D.G. 1996. p.53 
larvae/young: planktotrophic [ {Reid1996x28}. ]
spawn/eggs: egg capsules pelagic [ {Reid1996x28}. ]
substrate: rocks [ open coast of California {Reid1996x32}. ]


 Reid, D.G. 1996. p.53 [ Synonymy, description, illustrations and distribution. ]  General reference


                            Littorina Férussac, 1822
                              Littorina (Planilittorina) Reid, 1989
                                Littorina (Planilittorina) keenae Rosewater, 1978


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=35844) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-01-21. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-28.