|Date: ||Mon, 26 Jun 2000 07:11:51 -0400|
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|From: ||"Harry G. Lee" <shells@HGLEE.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Littorina Question|
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All three are valid species and are now placed in the genus Nodilittorina.
There has been a lot of study of the anatomy and general biology of each
species (and other look-alike W. Atlantic congeners; see:
Bandel, K. and D. Kadolsky, 1982. Western Atlantic species of Nodilittorina
(Gastropoda: Prosobranchia): comparative morphology and its functional,
ecological, phylogenetic and taxonomic implications. Veliger 25(1): 1-42. July
At 12:00 AM 6/26/00 -0400, you wrote:
> What is the current taxonomic status of Littorina angustior, L.
>lineolata, and L. ziczac? Are they forms of a single species or are they
>seperate, distinct species?
Harry G. Lee
1801 Barrs St.
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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