Littoraria scabra ( Linnaeus, 1758 )

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri, 2016, Cheсklist of gastropod molluscs in mangroves of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, Zootaxa 4162 (3), pp. 401-437: 420

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scientific name

Littoraria scabra ( Linnaeus, 1758 )
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Littoraria scabra ( Linnaeus, 1758)  

Figs 6 View FIGURE 6. A – B Q –R

Helix scabra Linnaeus, 1758: 770 View Cited Treatment   .

Littoraria (Littorinopsis) scabra: Reid 1986: 94   –103, figs 3, 5, 27–30 (full synonymy); Okutani 2000: 138 –139, pl. 69, fig. 15; Thach 2005: 53.

Littoraria scabra: Lozouet & Plaziat 2008: 116   –117, pl. 22, figs 1–2; Zvonareva et al. 2015: 8.

Material examined. Nha Phu Bay, Dam Bay, mangrove plantation, about 15 specimens.  

Abundance. Common.

Measurements. Up to 35 mm ( Reid 1986).

Ecological notes. Ovoviviparous species ( Reid 1986).

An oceanic species, typically on trunks and roots of Rhizophora   and less frequently on trunks of Avicennia   near seaward edge of mangrove forest and on isolated trees, 0.5 to 2 m above the ground. Rarely found on driftwood on sandy shores where mangroves are absent and on sheltered rocks ( Reid 1986).

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

Relation to mangroves. Predominantly mangrove-associated.

Distribution in Vietnam. From northern-east coast to southern delta ( Thach 2005).

General distribution. Throughout the tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific ( Reid 1986).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Littorinimorpha

Family

Littorinidae

Genus

Littoraria

Loc

Littoraria scabra ( Linnaeus, 1758 )

Zvonareva, Sofya & Kantor, Yuri 2016
2016
Loc

Littoraria scabra:

Zvonareva 2015: 8
Lozouet 2008: 116
2008
Loc

Littoraria (Littorinopsis) scabra:

Thach 2005: 53
Okutani 2000: 138
Reid 1986: 94
1986
Loc

Helix scabra

Linnaeus 1758: 770
1758