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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina Férussac, 1822
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo obtusatus Linnaeus, 1758
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
Checked: 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  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 
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]
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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]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [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 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]
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]
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]
Wadden Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWadden Sea [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 Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2004). Littorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140263 on 2016-05-27
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