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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140263

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 editorLitorina arctica Møller, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitorina ioides Menke, 1845
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitorina obtusata var. fasciata Menke, 1845
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitorina obtusata var. unicolor Menke, 1845
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitorina obtusata var. zonata Menke, 1845
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorelaea pultneyii Leach in Gray, 1847
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina aestuarii Jeffreys, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina arctica (Møller, 1842)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina arctica var. angulata M. Sars, 1851
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina arctica var. elatior Sars M., 1851 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina arctica var. eliator M. Sars, 1851
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina groenlandica var. laevior Mörch, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata f. elatiorangulata Middendorff, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata f. globosa Middendorff, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata f. magnei Sacchi, 1961
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata f. torquata Sacchi, 1963
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. albescens Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1925
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. alternata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. fusca Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. inversicolor Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. olivacea Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. rhabdota Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. rubens Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. aestuarii Jeffreys, 1869
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. aestuarii (Jeffreys, 1869)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. albida Schlesch, 1930
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. ambigua Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. arctica (Moller, 1842)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. aurantia Dautzenberg, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. balteata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. castanea Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. citrina Dautzenberg, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. lineolata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. lutea Dautzenberg & P. Fischer, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. orana Norman, 1888
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. ornata Jeffreys, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. palliata (Say, 1822)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. pulchra Schlesch, 1930
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. tessellata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. virescens Schlesch, 1930
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina palliata (Say, 1821)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina palliata var. auricularia Schlesch, 1916
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina palliata var. carinata Schlesch, 1916
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina peconica Smith S., 1860 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina preconica S. Smith, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa f. elatiorcrassa Middendorff, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. obtusataea Middendorff, 1849
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNerita litoralis Turton, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNerita littoralis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo neritiformis Brown, 1827
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo obtusatus Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo palliatus Say, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo retusus Lamarck, 1822
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 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbutspiret strandsnegl  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstompe alikruik  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryellow periwinkleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflat periwinkle  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittorine tronquéeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittorine jauneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbigorneau obtusUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbigorneau jeune  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstumpfkegelige UferschneckeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstumpfe Strandschnecke  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuttstrandsnegl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuttstrandsnigel  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbígaro chato  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrubbig strandsnäcka  [details]
All child
taxa (36)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. albescens Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. alternata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. fusca Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. inversicolor Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. inversicolorreticulata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina fabalis (Turton, 1825)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. minima Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina fabalis (Turton, 1825)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. olivacea Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. pachychila Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina fabalis (Turton, 1825)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. reticulata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina fabalis (Turton, 1825)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. rhabdota Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. rubens Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata littoralis var. ziczac Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina fabalis (Turton, 1825)

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata f. elatiorangulata Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata f. globosa Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata f. magnei Sacchi, 1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata f. torquata Sacchi, 1963 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. aestuarii Jeffreys, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. aestuarii (Jeffreys, 1869) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. albida Schlesch, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. ambigua Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. arctica (Moller, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. aurantia Dautzenberg, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. balteata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. castanea Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. citrina Dautzenberg, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. compacta Jeffreys, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina fabalis (Turton, 1825)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. lineolata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. lutea Dautzenberg & P. Fischer, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. orana Norman, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. ornata Jeffreys, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. palliata (Say, 1822) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. picta Menke, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina fabalis (Turton, 1825)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. pulchra Schlesch, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. tessellata Dautzenberg & P. Fisher, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata var. virescens Schlesch, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (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 editorKoksijde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDeadmans Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorL'Etete [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLepreau [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLorneville Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNavy Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew River Beach [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Andrews [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]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeland [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSas van Goes [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Norway [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Wadden Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWadden 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 editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (90 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (234 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 (61 nucleotides; 56 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 15 mm  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range: 74°N to 39°N; 74°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Labrador, Quebec, New Brunswick; USA: Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey [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 editorTaxonomy This Littorina obtusata complex contains L. obtusata, L. mariae and L. palliata Say, 1821 [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140263
Taxonomic
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Littorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140263 on 2014-07-13
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