Species under Littorina
n= 22
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Littorina angustior
(Morch, 1876)
Narrow periwinkle Western Central Atlantic 17
Littorina arcana
Ellis, 1978
Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic
Littorina coccinea
(Gmelin, 1791)
Central Pacific 2.5
Littorina compressa
Jeffreys, 1865
Black-lined periwinkle Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic
Littorina fabalis
(Turton, 1825)
Flat periwinkle Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic 1.49
Littorina flava
King & Broderip, 1832
Western Atlantic 2
Littorina irrorata
(Say, 1822)
Western Central Atlantic 29.2
Littorina keenae
Rosewater, 1978
Eroded periwinkle Eastern Pacific
Littorina littorea
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Common periwinkle Northeast Atlantic 4.2
Littorina mariae
Sacchi & Rastelli, 1966
Northeast Atlantic
Littorina meleagris
(Potiez & Michaud, 1838)
White-spotted periwinkle Western Central Atlantic
Littorina mespillum
(Muhlfeld, 1824)
Western Central Atlantic
Littorina neglecta
Bean, 1844
Northeast Atlantic
Littorina nigrolineata
Gray, 1839
Black lined periwinkle Northeast Atlantic
Littorina obtusata
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Yellow periwinkle Northern Atlantic, Arctic and the Mediterranean 1.3
Littorina plena
Gould, 1849
Northeast Pacific
Littorina saxatilis
(Olivi, 1792)
Rough periwinkle Northeast Atlantic, Arctic, the Mediterranean and Eastern Pacific 1.9
Littorina scabra
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Scabra periwinkle Indo-Pacific 4.40000009536743
Littorina scutulata
Gould, 1849
Checkered periwinkle Eastern Pacific 1.5
Littorina sitkana
Philippi, 1846
Sitka periwinkle Pacific Ocean 2.2
Littorina squalida
Broderip & Sowerby I, 1829
Arctic and Northwest Pacific
Littorina ziczac
(Gmelin, 1791)
Western Central Atlantic
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