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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina neritoides (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 151586

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelarhaphe neritoides (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina Férussac, 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]

source of synonymy Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine alikruik  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmall periwinkle  [details]
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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina neritoides var. major Pallary, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelarhaphe neritoides (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZembra [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]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (167 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
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 editorDistribution L. neritoides is reported for the Belgian coast by many authors (e.g. De Malzine, 1867; Colbeau, 1868; Pelseneer, 1881b, Vonck, 1933; Verstraelen, 1966). However, no definite reports of living specimens exist upon.
Stock (1975) reported L. neritoides in the Netherlands. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Absent from southern North Sea, on British Channel coast it does not penetrate eastwards beyond Isle of Wight.
Local distributionn may be patchy [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution L. neritoides is reported from the Belgian coast by many authors (e.g. De Malzine, 1867; Colbeau, 1868; Pelseneer, 1881b;Vonck, 1933; Verstraelen, 1966). However, no definite reports of living specimens exist upon. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151586
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-06 17:26:17Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2014-01-31 10:00:09Z  checked  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Littorina neritoides (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151586 on 2014-04-19
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