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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina littorea (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina Férussac, 1822
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo littoreus Linnaeus, 1758
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  basis of record Reid, D.G. (1996). Systematics and evolution of Littorina. The Ray Society. 463p. [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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taxa (21)

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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 editor or global species database
Spain
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalicia [details]
From regional or thematic species database
South Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNamibian part of the South Atlantic Ocean (origin: alien[details]
The Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (origin: alien[details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCalifornia (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFlorida (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (origin: alien[details]
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]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [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]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [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]
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 (404 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (712 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 Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) 
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 regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in United States (Nation) : Alters bio-geochemical/hydrologic cycles [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in California (State) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in United States (Nation) : Consumes native species (predator or herbivore) [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in The Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (IHO Sea Area) : Alters bio-geochemical/hydrologic cycles [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in The Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (IHO Sea Area) : Consumes native species (predator or herbivore) [details]

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 Labrador to Maryland; Western Europe [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 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. (2010). Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140262 on 2016-08-29
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