Afrolittorina

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Littorinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Caenogastropoda
Ordo: Littorinimorpha
Superfamilia: Littorinoidea

Familia: Littorinidae
Subfamilia: Littorininae
Genus: Afrolittorina
Species: A. acutispira – A. africana – A. knysnaensis – A. praetermissa

Name[edit]

Afrolittorina Williams, Reid & Littlewood, 2003

Type species: Littorina africana Krauss in Philippi, 1847

References[edit]

  • Williams, S.T., D.G. Reid & D.T.J. Littlewood. 2003. A molecular phylogeny of the Littorininae (Gastropoda: Littorinidae): unequal evolutionary rates, morphological parallelism and biogeography of the Southern Ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 28: 60–86.
  • Reid, D.G., & S.T. Williams. 2004. The subfamily Littorininae (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in the temperate Southern Hemisphere: the genera Nodilittorina, Austrolittorina and Afrolittorina. Records of the Australian Museum 56(1): 75–122.