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

Littorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LittorinaFérussac, 1822accepted genus name

Species group names

Littorina neglecta Bean, 1844 synonym
Littorina nigrolineata Gray, 1839 synonym
Littorina rudis (Maton, 1797) synonym
Littorina saxatilis Johnston, 1842 synonym
Littorina saxatilis var. groenlandica (Menke, 1830) synonym
Littorina saxatilis var. rudis (Maton, 1797) synonym
Littorina saxoides Nardo, 1847 synonym
Littorina tenebrosa (Montagu, 1803) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): steinsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: ungefødende strandsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: donkere alikruik; ruwe alikruik; vale alikruik sources: Adema, J.P.H.M.; de Bruyne, R.H.; Perk, F.A. (1989). Preliminary name list of marine molluscs and shells, regularly washed ashore along the coasts of the Netherlands and Belgium [Voorlopige naamlijst van de mariene mollusken en de regelmatig langs de kust van Nederland en België aangespoelde schelpensoorten]. De Strandvlo 9(2): 49-59;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: black-lined periwinkle; rough periwinkle sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Black-lined Periwinkle; Rough Periwinkle sources: Charles Hussey
 French: littorine des rochers; littorine rugueuse 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.;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: dunkle Strandschnecke; kleine Strandschnecke; rauher Strandschnecke 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.;Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee;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: steinsnegl sources: Zool. Adriatica, 334 pp.
 Norwegian Nynorsk: steinsnigel sources: Zool. Adriatica, 334 pp.
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): steinsnigel sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: vivipar strandsnäcka

Literature

basis of record

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

additional source

Janson K. 1985. A morphologic and genetic analysis of Littorina saxatilis (Prosobranchia) from Venice, and on the problem of saxatilis-rudis nomenclature. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 24(1): 51-59.

additional source

Reid D.G. (1989) The comparative morphology, phylogeny and evolution of the gastropod family Littorinidae. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 324: 1-110. [28 July 1989]

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Taxonomy

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External Links

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Citation

Gofas, S. (2012). Littorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792). 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:140264

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