Patella Linnaeus 1758 (limpet)

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda - Patellidae

Alternative spelling: Patela

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Patellidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Hendy et al. 2008, Kase 1984, Kensley and Pether 1986, Knight et al. 1960, Ladd 1966, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sepkoski 2002, van den Hoek Ostende et al. 2002 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Patellinae, Scutellastra

Subtaxa: Patella (Cymbula) Patella (Patella) Patella anthracophila Patella caerulea Patella candei Patella capulina Patella costaria Patella costulata Patella crasseradiata Patella crateriformis Patella deformis Patella duclosii Patella dulcis Patella flexuosa Patella glabra Patella granatina Patella granularis Patella granulata Patella gremblichi Patella hendeyi Patella hochstetteri Patella hoffmani Patella hollebeni Patella intermedia Patella jingguensis Patella laticostata Patella longicosta Patella mateoensis Patella nelsonensis Patella nigra Patella oculus Patella pennata Patella peronii Patella reussi Patella rimosa Patella scutatella Patella sheehani Patella sparsicostata Patella striatula Patella stuarti Patella subglabra Patella ulyssiponensis Patella vulgata

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Type: Patella vulgata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (3), France (1), Italy (1), Morocco (8), Namibia (4), New Zealand (1), Pitcairn (1), Portugal (10), Saudi Arabia (4), South Africa (10), Spain (12)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Greece (2), South Africa (4), Spain (3)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Greece (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Poland (1), South Africa (1)

• Oligocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of France (5), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (2), Greenland (3), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Germany (2), Japan (3), New Zealand (3), the Russian Federation (2), United States (1: Delaware)

• Jurassic of France (3), Greenland (1), Tanzania (4)

• Triassic of China (2), Italy (5), New Zealand (3), United States (3: Alaska, California)

• Permian of Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 125 collections including 191 occurrences

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