BIOTIC Species Information for Lacuna vincta
Researched byAngus Jackson Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr John Grahame
Scientific nameLacuna vincta Common nameBanded chink shell
MCS CodeW292 Recent SynonymsLacuna carinata Kozloff, 1987.

PhylumMollusca Subphylum
Superclass ClassGastropoda
SubclassProsobranchia OrderMesogastropoda
Suborder FamilyLittorinidae
GenusLacuna Speciesvincta

Additional InformationThe taxonomy of the Gastropoda has been recently revised (see Ponder & Lindberg 1997, and Taylor 1996). Ponder & Lindberg (1997) suggest that Mesogastropoda should be included in a monophyletic clade, the Caenogastropoda.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Campbell, 1994, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Ponder & Lindberg 1997, Taylor, 1996, Bieler, 1992,
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