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Edible Periwinkle

Littorina littorea (Linnaeus 1758)

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Littorina littorea (Edible Periwinkle) is a species of snails in the family periwinkles. They are native to United Kingdom, Europe, and Ireland. Individuals can grow to 20 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Edible periwinkle. View this species on GBIF