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Austrolittorina cincta (Sitka periwinkle)

Synonyms: Littorina cincta; Melarhaphe zelandiae

Wikipedia Abstract

Austrolittorina cincta is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles, found in New Zealand.
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Prey / Diet

Zostera marina (Eel Grass)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Cygnus buccinator (Trumpeter Swan)1
Cymatogaster aggregata (Shiner)1
Littorina scutulata (checkered periwinkle)1

Predators

Bucephala islandica (Barrow's Goldeneye)[2]
Enteroctopus dofleini (North Pacific giant octopus)[3]
Leptasterias hexactis (Six-rayed sea star)[4]
Limnodromus scolopaceus (Long-billed Dowitcher)[5]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ascorhytis charadriformis[6]
Himasthla militaris[6]
Maritrema laricola[6]
Microphallus pygmaeus[6]

Distribution

East Pacific; North America;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Field observations on the feeding habits of Littorina scutulata Gould and L. sitkana Philippi (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia) of southern Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada), Domenico Voltolina & Cesare F. Sacchi, Hydrobiologia 193: 147-154, 1990
2Winter food habits of Barrow's Goldeneyes in southeast Alaska, Philip S. Koehl, Thomas C. Rothe, and Dirk V. Derkson, Canadian Wildlife Service, 1984
3CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
4COMPETITION FOR FOOD BETWEEN TWO INTERTIDAL STARFISH SPECIES AND ITS EFFECT ON BODY SIZE AND FEEDING, BRUCE A. MENGE, Ecology, Vol. 53, No. 4 (1972) p. 635-644
5Food Web Relationships of Northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca : a Synthesis of the Available Knowledge, Charles A. Simenstad, Bruce S. Miller, Carl F. Nyblade, Kathleen Thornburgh, and Lewis J. Bledsoe, EPA-600 7-29-259 September 1979
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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