Photo 1075, (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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What

Flat Periwinkle Littorina obtusata

Observer

kueda

Date

December 26, 2008 03:04 PM EST

Description

Fairly sure this is the Smooth / Yellow Periwinkle. Definitely both smooth and yellow, fairly small (8 mm), and the guides describe it as intolerant of desiccation, and sure, enough, i found them in protected areas only, like under rocks and ledges.

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