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Gray J.E., 1840

Shell solid, with or without a moderately high spire, often pigmented. Sculpture of growth lines, with or without spiral striae; never costate. Foot shield-shaped, with truncated, double edged anterior; without epi- or metapodial tentacles. Operculum a spiral of two to three rapidly expanding turns.

Source: Hayward et al., 1990.

The following subtaxa of this family occur in the region:

Genus Littorina
Littorina arcana
Littorina fabalis
Littorina littorea
Littorina neglecta
Littorina nigrolineata
Littorina obtusata
Littorina saxatilis
Genus Melaraphe
Melaraphe neritoides

Family Littorinidae