Littorina Ferussac 1821 (periwinkle)

Gastropoda - Littorinoidea - Littorinidae

Alternative spelling: Turbo (Littorina)

Parent taxon: Littorinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Gardner 1948, Kensley 1972, Kittl 1892, Ladd 1972, Marquet 1997, Martin 1904, Olsson 1967, Sepkoski 2002, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Weisbord 1962 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Cenchritis, Dissochilus, Echinininae, Echinolittorina, Eulimene, Gouetina, Lacuninae, Laevilitorina, Laevilitorininae, Littoraria, Littorininae, Melarhaphe, Mirolacuna, Neritrema, Nodilittorina, Peasiella, Praelittorina, Procancellaria, Risella, Risellopsis, Rissellinae, Tectariinae, Tectarius, Hallstadtia, Heterospira

Subtaxa: Littorina (Melaraphe) Littorina aspera Littorina coccinea Littorina neritoides Littorina obtusata Littorina planaxis Littorina saxatilis Littorina scabra Littorina scutulata Littorina sheaferi Littorina tuberculostriata Littorina undulata Littorina unifasciata

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Belgium (1), Bermuda (1), Canada (8: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Quebec), Cuba (1), France (1), Greenland (2), Iceland (3), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Mexico (19), Morocco (5), the Netherlands (2), Portugal (14), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (6), Spain (7), the United Kingdom (11), United States (16: Alaska, California, North Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1), South Africa (2), United States (2: Oregon)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Japan (3), Papua New Guinea (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: California, Florida), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Argentina (2), Brazil (1), Chile (1), Poland (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: Delaware)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of France (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (4: Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Poland (2)

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Jurassic of France (5), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (12)

Total: 162 collections including 195 occurrences

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