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Common Periwinkle discovered by Tclenche (#9587)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 9, 2017 @ 3:45 PM
Posted on: August 9, 2017 @ 9:20 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
Lots of Periwinkles on the rock and rougher beach sand. Quite a variety in striping present in a very small area.

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By Elijah on 4/15/2018 11:51:53 PM

I've never seen a periwinkle with a white shell like the one in the last photo! Good sighting. 

By Tclenche on 4/16/2018 4:20:09 PM

We have several variations on this species of Periwinkle. As they live together, I keep wondering if the differences are genetic or diet.

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