Patella caerulea Linnaeus, 1758

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rayed Mediterranean limpet

Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Patelloidea (Superfamily) > Patellidae (Family)

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Synonyms

Patella alba da Costa, 1771
Patella alba Anton, 1838
Patella calicula Li Chang, 1930
Patella cancellata Risso, 1826
Patella favaniana Risso, 1826
Patella fragilis Philippi, 1836
Patella grisea Risso, 1826
Patella grisea Blainville, 1825
Patella hellespontiana Monterosato, 1888
Patella margaritacea Gmelin, 1791
Patella nacrina de Gregorio, 1884
Patella plumbea Röding, 1798
Patella richelmia Risso, 1826
Patella riparia Nardo, 1847
Patella scutellina Locard, 1891
Patella silicina Röding, 1798
Patella squama Blainville, 1825
Patella subplana Potiez & Michaud, 1838
Patella subplana Potiez & Michaud, 1838

International References

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., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542 [details]

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. [details]

additional source Nakano T. & Ozawa T. (2007). Worldwide phylogeography of limpets of the order Patellogastropoda: molecular, morphological and paleontological evidence. Journal of Molluscan Studies 73(1): 79–99. [details]

additional source Koufopanou et al (1999). A molecular phylogeny of the patellid limpets (Gastropoda: Patellidae) and its implications for the origins of their antitropical distribution Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 11(1):138-156 [details]

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