Lottia Gray 1833 (limpet)

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae

Synonyms: Acmaea (Collisella) Dall 1871, Collisella Dall 1871, Collisellacmaea Christiaens 1975, Lecania Carpenter 1866, Tecturella Carpenter 1860, Tecturina Carpenter 1861

Parent taxon: Lottiidae according to B. M. Landau et al. 2016

See also Abbott 1974, Bouchet et al. 2005, Oldroyd 1925, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Acmaea, Erginus, Lottiinae, Notoacmea, Patelloida

Subtaxa: Collisella (Conoidacmea) Collisella patina Lottia acra Lottia actina Lottia depicta Lottia gigantea Lottia insessa Lottia instabilis Lottia limatula Lottia orbignyi Lottia scabra Lottia subrugosa

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Type: Lottia gigantea

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Chile (1 collection), Mexico (17), United States (40: California), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (4), United States (2: California, Florida)

Total: 65 collections including 111 occurrences

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