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Littorina obtusata

Gastropoda - Littorinidae

Taxonomy
Turbo obtusatus was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; northern western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Littorina obtusata by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Turbo obtusatus Linnaeus p. 761
1915Littorina lineolata Dautzenberg and Fischer
2008Littorina obtusata Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyLittorinoidea(Gray 1840)
familyLittorinidaeGray 1840
genusLittorinaFerussac 1821
speciesobtusata(Linnaeus 1758)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available