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Small Periwinkle, litorina

Melaraphe neritoides


This is a tiny species with the size of an adult shell varying between 4 mm and 9 mm. It has a high pointed spire. The dark aperture is oval. The purple-brown spiral band can be clearly seen on the body whorl. Melarhaphe is a monotypic genus, this is the only species in that genus.


Lives high on the rocky shore in cracks and crevices.

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injica 11 years ago

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Spotted on Apr 13, 2013
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