WoRMS taxon details

Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)

140262  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140262)

accepted
Species
Littorina litorea [sic] (misspelling of Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758))
Turbo litoreus [sic] (misspelling)
Turbo littoreus Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)

Forma Littorina littorea f. intermedia Brøgger, 1901 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. angulata Harmer, 1920 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. antiqua Wood, 1848 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. balteata Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1912 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. complanata Harmer, 1920 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. conica Harmer, 1920 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. deformis Wood, 1848 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. delphinula Wood, 1848 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. distorta Harmer, 1920 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. elegans Wood, 1848 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. fuscofasciatus Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. major Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1912 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. miniata Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1900 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. pallida Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1900 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. pallidefasciatus Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. parva Harmer, 1920 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. picta Wood, 1848 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. pyramidata Wood, 1848 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. sanguinea Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1906 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. truncata Harmer, 1920 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Littorina littorea var. unicarinata Raeymaekers, 1889 accepted as Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
marine
(of Turbo littoreus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 761 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Labrador to Maryland; Western Europe  
Distribution Labrador to Maryland; Western Europe [details]

Distribution Rare or absent in Isles of Scilly and Channel Isles  
Distribution Rare or absent in Isles of Scilly and Channel Isles [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140262 on 2019-10-16
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-01-07 10:29:10Z
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original description  (of Turbo ustulatus Lamarck, 1822) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1822). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome septième. Paris: published by the Author, 711 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47433
page(s): 48 [details]   

original description  (of Turbo littoreus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 761 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Littorina litorea var. brevicula Jeffreys, 1865) Jeffreys J.G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864]. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 369 [details]   

original description  (of Littorina armoricana Locard, 1886) Locard A. (1886). Prodrome de malacologie française. Catalogue général des mollusques vivants de France. Mollusque marins. <i>Lyon, H. Georg & Paris, Baillière </i>: pp. X + 778, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10831012
page(s): 285, 580 [details]   

original description  (of Littorina sphaeroidalis Locard, 1886) Locard A. (1886). Prodrome de malacologie française. Catalogue général des mollusques vivants de France. Mollusque marins. <i>Lyon, H. Georg & Paris, Baillière </i>: pp. X + 778, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10831012
page(s): 285-286, 580 [details]   

original description  (of Littorina parva Teilman-Friis, 1898) Teilmann-Friis A. (1898). Smaa Bidrag til Artsbestemmelserne indefor Slaegterne <i>Littorina</i> og <i>Hydrobia</i>. <i>Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjøbenhavn 1897</i>: 211-215
page(s): 211-213, fig. 1b [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Molnar, J. L.; Gamboa, R. L.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D. (2008). Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. <em>Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.</em> 6(9): 485-492., available online at https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/Marine/Pages/marineinvasives.aspx [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) van Eck, G. Th. M.; Holzhauer, H. (2007). Monitoring van de effecten van de verruiming 48'/43': MOVE eindrapport 2006 (Rapport 10). <em>Rapport RIKZ = Report RIKZ, 2007.003. RIKZ: Middelburg.</em> 64 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Reid, D.G. (1996). Systematics and evolution of <i>Littorina</i>. <em>The Ray Society.</em> 463p. [details]   

additional source Reid D.G. (1989) The comparative morphology, phylogeny and evolution of the gastropod family Littorinidae. <i>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B</i> 324: 1-110., available online at https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rstb.1989.0040 [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species impact in The Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (IHO Sea Area) : Alters bio-geochemical/hydrologic cycles [details]

Introduced species impact in The Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (IHO Sea Area) : Consumes native species (predator or herbivore) [details]

Introduced species impact in United States (Nation) : Consumes native species (predator or herbivore) [details]

Introduced species impact in United States (Nation) : Alters bio-geochemical/hydrologic cycles [details]

Introduced species impact in California (State) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

From other sources
Dimensions maximum size of 20 to 25 mm in length [details]

Distribution Labrador to Maryland; Western Europe [details]

Distribution Rare or absent in Isles of Scilly and Channel Isles [details]

Habitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Importance favorite food in Europe [details]
 

LanguageName 
Catalan caragolí comú  [details]
Danish store strandsneglalmindelige strandsnegl  [details]
Dutch gewone alikruikalikruik  [details]
English periwinkleedible winklecommon winklecommon periwinkle  [details]
Finnish rantakotilo  [details]
French vignotlittorine commune d'Europelittorine communcaracolebigorneau communbigorneau  [details]
German Hölkergemeine Uferschneckegemeine Strandschnecke  [details]
Italian littorina comune  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål storstrandsnegl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk storstrandsnigel  [details]
Portuguese caramujo  [details]
Scottish Gaelic faocha  [details]
Spanish caracolillobígaro  [details]
Swedish vanlig strandsnäcka  [details]
Littorina littorea - periwinkles
 Littorina littorea ...
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Eben (1884, plaat 3)
 Eben (1884, plaat 3)
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PlanktonNet Image
PlanktonNet Image
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To MNHN Type collection (IM-2000-5703)
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To MNHN Type collection (IM-2000-5774)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (USNM 1437248)
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To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 091320)
To Yale Peabody Mus...
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