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

Littorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LittorinaFérussac, 1822accepted genus name

Species group names

Littorina obtusata var. aestuarii Jeffreys, 1869 synonym
Littorina obtusata var. arctica (Moller, 1842) synonym
Littorina obtusata var. palliata (Say, 1822) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): buttstrandsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: butspiret strandsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: stompe alikruik sources: 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: yellow periwinkle sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Flat Periwinkle sources: Charles Hussey
 French: bigorneau jeune; bigorneau obtus; littorine jaune; littorine tronquée 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.;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.;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.
 German: stumpfe Strandschnecke; stumpfkegelige Uferschnecke sources: 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.;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: buttstrandsnegl sources: Systema Naturae ed. 10:
 Norwegian Nynorsk: buttstrandsnigel sources: Systema Naturae ed. 10:
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): buttstrandsnigel sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: trubbig 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

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Citation

Gofas, S. (2011). Littorina obtusata (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:140263

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Occurrence

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2004-12-21 by Serge Gofas

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