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
Litorina Menke, 1828 synonym

Species group names

Turbo obtusatus Linnaeus, 1758 basionym
Litorina arctica Møller, 1842 synonym
Litorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym
Litorina obtusata var. fasciata Menke, 1845 synonym
Littorina arctica (Møller, 1842) synonym
Littorina arctica var. angulata M. Sars, 1851 synonym
Littorina arctica var. elatior Sars M., 1851 synonym
Littorina groenlandica var. laevior Mörch, 1857 synonym
Littorina obtusata var. aestuarii (Jeffreys, 1869) synonym
Littorina obtusata var. aestuarii Jeffreys, 1869 synonym
Littorina obtusata var. arctica (Moller, 1842) synonym
Littorina obtusata var. ornata Jeffreys, 1865 synonym
Littorina obtusata var. palliata (Say, 1822) synonym
Littorina peconica Smith S., 1860 synonym
Nerita littoralis Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Turbo neritiformis Brown, 1827 synonym
Turbo obtusatus Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Turbo palliatus Say, 1822 synonym
Turbo retusus Lamarck, 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: Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 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: buttstrandsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 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
 Spanish, Castillian: bígaro chato
 Swedish: trubbig strandsnäcka

Literature

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.

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.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

Genbank

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Taxonomy

CLEMAM
WoRMS

External Links

GenBank (61 nucleotides; 56 proteins)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (209 publications)
Barcode of Life (79 barcodes)
GBIF

Citation

Gofas, S. (2014). Littorina obtusata (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) 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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Environment


marine

Importance

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