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Periwinkles

Littorinidae Children 1834

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Littorinidae (Periwinkles) is a family of snails. Dead Periwinkles form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • 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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EOL has data for 21 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of periwinkles. View this species on GBIF
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Periwinkle Habitats

The environments in which many periwinkles species are known to live. Select an environment to see its periwinkles species checklist.