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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140262

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorinimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorininae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina Férussac, 1822
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina armoricana Locard, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina bartonensis Brown, 1843
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina communis Brown, 1843
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina litorea [sic] (misspelling of Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina litorea var. brevicula Jeffreys, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina litorea var. paupercula Jeffreys, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina litorea var. sinistrorsa Jeffreys, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina litorea var. turrita Jeffreys, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea f. intermedia Brøgger, 1901
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. angulata Harmer, 1920
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. antiqua Wood, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. balteata Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1912
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. complanata Harmer, 1920
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. conica Harmer, 1920
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. deformis Wood, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. delphinula Wood, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. distorta Harmer, 1920
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. elegans Wood, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. fuscofasciatus Middendorff, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. major Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1912
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. miniata Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1900
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. pallida Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1900
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. pallidefasciatus Middendorff, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. parva Harmer, 1920
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. picta Wood, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. pyramidata Wood, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. sanguinea Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1906
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. truncata Harmer, 1920
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. unicarinata Raeymaekers, 1889
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina parva Teilman-Friis, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina rudis var. aurantia Dautzenberg & P. Fischer, 1925
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina rudis var. reevei Harmer, 1921
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina sphaeroidalis Locard, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina vulgaris J. Sowerby, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo bicarinatus Woodward, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo carinatus Woodward, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo elongatus Woodward, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo litoreus [sic] (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo littoreus Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo sulcatus Woodward, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo ustulatus Lamarck, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo ventricosus Woodward, 1833
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcaragolí comú  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstor  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone alikruikUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralikruik  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorperiwinkleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon periwinkle  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrantakotilo  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvignotUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittorine commune d'EuropeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittorine communUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcaracoleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbigorneau  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemeine UferschneckeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemeine Strandschnecke  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittorina comune  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstorstrandsnegl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstorstrandsnigel  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcaramujo  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfaocha  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcaracolilloUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbígaro  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvanlig strandsnäcka  [details]
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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea f. intermedia Brøgger, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. angulata Harmer, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. antiqua Wood, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. balteata Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. complanata Harmer, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. conica Harmer, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. deformis Wood, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. delphinula Wood, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. distorta Harmer, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. elegans Wood, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. fuscofasciatus Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. major Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. miniata Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. pallida Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. pallidefasciatus Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. parva Harmer, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. picta Wood, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. pyramidata Wood, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. sanguinea Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. truncata Harmer, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea var. unicarinata Raeymaekers, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostduinkerke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeebrugge [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBar Road [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrier Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDeadmans Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMinister's Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSam Orr Pond [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Spain [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
White Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWhite Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (395 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (649 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1246 nucleotides; 1144 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions maximum size of 20 to 25 mm in length [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Rare or absent in Isles of Scilly and Channel Isles [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to Maryland; Western Europe [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance favorite food in Europe [details]
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140262
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2010-01-07 10:29:10Z  changed  Reid, David G.
  
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  Citation: Reid, David G.; Gofas, S. (2014). Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140262 on 2014-04-20
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