Littoraria lutea ( Philippi, 1847 )

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri, 2016, Cheсklist of gastropod molluscs in mangroves of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, Zootaxa 4162 (3), pp. 401-437: 419

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4162.3.1

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scientific name

Littoraria lutea ( Philippi, 1847 )
status

 

Littoraria lutea ( Philippi, 1847)  

Figs 6 View FIGURE 6. A – B I –N

Litorina sacbra var. lutea Philippi, 1847: 222   , pl. 5, fig. 11.

Littoraria (Littorinopsis) lutea: Reid 1986: 103   –108, figs 20e,f,d, 31–32 (full synonymy); Thach 2005: 52, pl. 72, fig. 4. Littoraria lutea: Lozouet & Plaziat 2008: 116   –117, pl. 22, figs 3–4, 13; Zvonareva et al. 2015: 8, fig. 3(1).

Material examined. Nha Phu Bay, Dam Bay, mangrove plantation, 30 specimens.  

Abundance. Common.

Measurements. Up to 35 mm ( Reid 1986).

Ecological notes. Ovoviviparous species ( Reid 1986).

Lives on trunks and leaves of trees in Avicennia   fringe, occasionally on the roots and trunks of outermost Rhizophora   trees, to 1.7 m above the ground ( Reid 1986), also reported as brackish Nypa   mangal inhabitant ( Lozouet & Plaziat 2008).

In studied sites it was found on trunks and roots of mature Rhizophora   trees.

Relation to mangroves. Predominantly mangrove-associated.

Distribution in Vietnam. Central coast, southern delta ( Thach 2005).

General distribution. Strictly Indo-Malayan species ( Reid 1986).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Littorinimorpha

Family

Littorinidae

Genus

Littoraria

Loc

Littoraria lutea ( Philippi, 1847 )

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri 2016
2016
Loc

Littoraria (Littorinopsis) lutea:

Zvonareva 2015: 8
Lozouet 2008: 116
Thach 2005: 52
Reid 1986: 103
1986
Loc

Litorina sacbra var. lutea

Philippi 1847: 222
1847