Nomenclature of the British Littorinidæ

@article{Seshappa1948NomenclatureOT,
  title={Nomenclature of the British Littorinid{\ae}},
  author={G. Seshappa},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1948},
  volume={162},
  pages={702-703}
}
  • G. Seshappa
  • Published 1948
  • Biology
  • Nature
  • THE currently accepted classification of the British Littorinidæ (= Lacunidæ) is that of Winckworth1. In his earlier publication2 on the nomenclature of this group, Winckworth assigns the species formerly included under Littorina, on the basis of differences in the methods of reproduction, to four genera, thus: (1) L. littorea (L.) to Littorina Ferrusac, (2) L. saxatilis (Olivi) to Littorivaga Dall, (3) L. neritoides (L.) to Melarhaphe Menke and (4) L. obtusata (L.), L. æstuarii (Jeffreys) and… CONTINUE READING
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