Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Littorinoidea > Family Littorinidae > Subfamily Littorininae > Genus Littorina

Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LittorinaFérussac, 1822accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): storstrandsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: stor sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: alikruik; gewone alikruik sources: Oosterbaan, A. (2003). Strandgids: veldgids voor het Noordzeestrand [Beach guide: field guide for the North Sea coast]. EcoMare, centrum voor wadden en Noordzee: Texel, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-75318-15-4. 65 pp.;Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: common periwinkle; periwinkle sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf
 English-United States: Common Periwinkle sources: Charles Hussey
 French: bigorneau; caracole; littorine commun; littorine commune d'Europe; vignot sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.;Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.;Chabot, R. & Rossignol, A. 2003. Algues et faune du littoral du Saint-Laurent maritime: Guide d'identification. Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski, Rimouski; Pêches et Océans Canada (Institut Maurice-Lamontagne), Mont-Joli. 113 pages.
 German: gemeine Strandschnecke; gemeine Uferschnecke sources: Lindner, G. (1999). Schelpengids: schelpen uit de wereldzeeën, vorm, voorkomen, systematiek [The shell guide: shells from the world oceans, shape, distribution and systematics]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-409-3. 320 pp.
 Norwegian Bokmål: storstrandsnegl sources: Systema Naturae ed. 10:
 Norwegian Nynorsk: storstrandsnigel sources: Systema Naturae ed. 10:
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): storstrandsnigel sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: bigaro sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Swedish: vanlig strandsnäcka

Literature

basis of record

Reid D.G. (1996). Systematics and evolution of Littorina. The Ray Society 463p.

additional source

Reid, D.G. (1989a) The comparative morphology, phylogeny and evolution of the gastropod family Littorinidae. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 324: 1-110.

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Taxonomy

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Reid, David G.; Gofas, S. (2011). Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140262

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2010-01-07 by David G. Reid

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