Acmaea geometrica Merriam 1897 (limpet)

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae

Alternative combination: Patella geometrica

Belongs to Acmaea according to C. E. Weaver 1942

Sister taxa: Acmaea (Acmaea), Acmaea campanaeformis, Acmaea dickersoni, Acmaea digitalis, Acmaea funiculata, Acmaea hannibali, Acmaea lineata, Acmaea martinezensis, Acmaea mitra, Acmaea oakvillensis, Acmaea ocitatia, Acmaea pelta, Acmaea persona, Acmaea poulseni, Acmaea scutum, Acmaea soceni, Acmaea submesidia

Type specimen: UC 11933, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Sandstone Creek (Oligocene of British Columbia)

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