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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa (Montagu, 1803) 
AphiaID: 153719

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina FĂ©russac, 1822
Source  basis of record Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvale alikruikUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrakwateralikruik  [details]
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taxa (10)

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa f. elatior Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa f. elatiorcrassa Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. costulata Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. densecostulata Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. grisolacteus Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. intermedia Forbes & Hanley, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. obtusataea Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. rubidus Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. tessellatus Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina tenebrosa var. zonatus Middendorff, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (96 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution uncertain, probably widespread [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The Littorina saxatilis complex has a great variability; the nomenclature and the systematics are very controversial.
L. rudis is a junior synonym of Littorina saxatilis according to Raffaelli (1982).
L. tenebrosa is a brackish form of Littorina saxatilis according to Janson & Ward (1985) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:153719
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-15 07:47:28Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2009-12-28 14:04:10Z  changed  Reid, David G.
2010-01-27 14:30:53Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Littorina tenebrosa (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153719 on 2014-12-18
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