WoRMS taxon details

Littorinidae Children, 1834

119  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:119)

Subfamily Lacuninae Gray, 1857
Subfamily Laevilitorininae D. Reid, 1989
Subfamily Littorininae Children, 1834
  » Genus Afrolittorina S. Williams, D. Reid & Littlewood, 2003
  » Genus Austrolittorina Rosewater, 1970
  » Genus Cenchritis Martens, 1900
  » Genus Echinolittorina Habe, 1956
  » Genus Littoraria Gray, 1833
  » Genus Littorina Férussac, 1822
  » Genus Melarhaphe Menke, 1828
  » Genus Nodilittorina E. von Martens, 1897
  » Genus Peasiella G. Nevill, 1885
  » Genus Mainwaringia G. Nevill, 1885
  » Genus Tectarius Valenciennes, 1832
  » Genus Tectininus Clench & Abbott, 1942 accepted as Tectarius Valenciennes, 1832
  » Genus Melaraphe Menke, 1828 accepted as Melarhaphe Menke, 1828 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
  » Genus Rufolacuna Ponder, 1976 accepted as Laevilitorina (Rufolacuna) Ponder, 1976 represented as Laevilitorina Pfeffer, 1886
  » Genus Tectarium P. Fischer, 1885 accepted as Tectarius Valenciennes, 1832 (unjustified emendation)
  » Genus Littorinopsis Mörch, 1876 accepted as Littoraria (Littorinopsis) Mörch, 1876 represented as Littoraria Gray, 1833
  » Genus Fossarilittorina Rosewater, 1981 accepted as Echinolittorina (Fossarilittorina) Rosewater, 1981 represented as Echinolittorina Habe, 1956
  » Genus Litorina [sic] accepted as Littorina Férussac, 1822 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
  » Genus Echinella Swainson, 1840 accepted as Tectarius (Tectarius) Valenciennes, 1832 represented as Tectarius Valenciennes, 1832 (Invalid: junior homonym of Echinella Bory de St Vincent, 1824; Echinellopsis is a replacement name)
  » Genus Bacalia Gray, 1840 accepted as Littorina Férussac, 1822 (not available: nomen nudum)

Genus Tamanella [sic] accepted as Temanella Rovereto, 1899 accepted as Lacuna W. Turton, 1827
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Littorinidae Children, 1834. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=119 on 2022-01-28
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2011-05-02 17:58:21Z
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basis of record Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. <em>Malacologia.</em> 47 (1-2): 1-397. [20 July]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25127200 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Reid D.G. (1989) The comparative morphology, phylogeny and evolution of the gastropod family Littorinidae. <i>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B</i> 324: 1-110., available online at https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rstb.1989.0040 [details]   
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