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Patella rustica


Patella rustica

Patella rustica
Patella rustica
ventral view of Patella rustica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Patelloidea
Family: Patellidae
Genus: Patella
Species: P. rustica
Binomial name
Patella rustica
Linnaeus, 1758
  • Patella gorgonica da Costa, 1771
  • Patella lusitanica Gmelin 1791
  • Patella lusitanica var. minor Marion, 1883
  • Patella nigropunctata Reeve, 1854
  • Patella polita Risso, 1826
  • Patella punctata Lamarck, 1819
  • Patella punctulata Gmelin, 1791 (dubious synonym)
  • Patella rustica var. maroccana Pallary, 1920
  • Patella rustica var. orientalis Pallary, 1938
  • Patella squamata Röding, 1798
  • Patella subgranularis de Blainville, 1825
  • Patella variabilis Risso, 1826

Patella rustica, common name Rustic Limpet[2] is a species of sea snail, a true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Patellidae, one of the families of true limpets.[1]


  • Description 1
  • Distribution 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4




  1. ^ a b Linnaeus, 1758Patella rustica.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 8 April 2010.
  2. ^
  • 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

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