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Family: Lottiidae lottiid limpets (See list of species below)

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106 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Actinoleuca campbelli
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Asteracmea suteri
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Atalacmea fragilis
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Atalacmea multilinea
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Collisella digitalis
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Collisella limatula
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Collisella pelta
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Collisella scabra
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Collisella strigatella
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Discurria insessa
[kelp limpet]
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Erginus rubellus
[reddish limpet]
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Erginus sybariticus
[lush limpet]
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Lottia abrolhosensis
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Lottia alveus
[bowl limpet]
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Lottia antillarum
[southern limpet]
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Lottia asmi
[black limpet]


Lottia cassis
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Lottia cubensis
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Lottia digitalis
[ribbed Limpet]
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Lottia dorsuosa
[bumpy limpet]
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Lottia emydia
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Lottia fenestrata
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Lottia filosa
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Lottia gigantea
[owl limpet]
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Lottia guadelupa
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Lottia instabilis
[unstable limpet]
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Lottia jamaicensis
[Jamaica limpet]
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Lottia kogamogai
[Kogamogai limpet]
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Lottia langfordi
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Lottia leucopleura
[black-rib limpet]
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Lottia limatula
[file limpet]
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Lottia lindbergi
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Lottia luchuana
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Lottia marcusi
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Lottia mesoleuca
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Lottia noronhensis
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Lottia onychitis
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Lottia orbigny
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Lottia paradigitalis
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Lottia pelta
[shield limpet]
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Lottia persona
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Lottia scabra
[rough limpet]
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Lottia scutum
[Pacific Plate limpet]
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Lottia septiformis
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Lottia smithi
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Lottia strigatella
[checkered limpet]
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Lottia subrugosa
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Lottia tenuisculpta
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Lottia tranquebarica
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Nipponacmea concinna
[Schrenk's limpet]
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Nipponacmea fuscoviridis
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Nipponacmea gloriosa
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Nipponacmea habei
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Nipponacmea nigrans
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Nipponacmea radula
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Nipponacmea schrenckii
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Nipponacmea teramachii
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Niveotectura funiculata
[corded white limpet]
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Niveotectura pallida
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Patelloida alticostata
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Patelloida araucana
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Patelloida chamorrorum
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Patelloida conoidalis
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Patelloida conulus
[little-cone limpet]
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Patelloida corticata
[encrusted limpet]
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Patelloida exilis
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Patelloida heroldi
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Patelloida inquilinus
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Patelloida insignis
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Patelloida javanica
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Patelloida latistrigata
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Patelloida lentiginosa
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Patelloida mimula
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Patelloida nigrosulcata
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Patelloida perconica
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Patelloida perfestiva
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Patelloida profunda
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Patelloida pustulata
[spotted limpet]
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Patelloida pygmaea
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Patelloida ryukyuensis
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Patelloida saccharina
[Pacific sugar limpet]
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Patelloida saccharinoides
[sugar limpet]
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Patelloida signata
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Patelloida striata
[striate limpet]
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Radiacmea inconspicua
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Radiacmea intermedia
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Scurria bahamondina
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Scurria ceciliana
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Scurria chaitena
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Scurria dalcahuina
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Scurria parasitica
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Scurria plana
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Scurria scurra
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Scurria silvana
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Scurria variabilis
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Scurria viridula
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Scurria zebrina
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Tectura fenestrata
[fenestrate limpet]
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Tectura paleacea
[surfgrass limpet]
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Tectura persona
[mask limpet]
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Tectura rosacea
[Pacific rosy limpet]
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Tectura scutum
[plate limpet]


Tectura testudinalis
[plant limpet]


Tectura virginea
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Testudinalia testudinalis
[common tortoiseshell limpet]
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Yayoiacmea oyamai
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106 Species of Family Lottiidae
(lottiid limpets)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Actinoleuca campbelli Southwest Pacific
Asteracmea suteri Southwest Pacific
Atalacmea fragilis Southwest Pacific
Atalacmea multilinea Southwest Pacific
Collisella digitalis Northeast Pacific 2.5 TL
Collisella limatula Eastern Central Pacific
Collisella pelta Northeast Pacific and Nor
Collisella scabra Eastern Pacific
Collisella strigatella Northeast Pacific
Discurria insessa kelp limpet Northeast Pacific and Arc 2 NG
Erginus rubellus reddish limpet Arctic and Northern Atlan 0.78 DL
Erginus sybariticus lush limpet Northwest Pacific, East P
Lottia abrolhosensis Western Atlantic. 2.6 DL
Lottia alveus bowl limpet Northwest Atlantic and No 1.3 TL
Lottia antillarum southern limpet Western Central Atlantic. 2.5 DL
Lottia asmi black limpet Northeast Pacific 1 NG
Lottia cassis Northwest Pacific
Lottia cubensis Western Atlantic 1.9 DL
Lottia digitalis ribbed Limpet Northeast Pacific 3.5 SHL
Lottia dorsuosa bumpy limpet Northwest Pacific
Lottia emydia Northwest Pacific
Lottia fenestrata Northeast Pacific
Lottia filosa Eastern Central Pacific
Lottia gigantea owl limpet Eastern Central Pacific
Lottia guadelupa Western Atlantic.
Lottia instabilis unstable limpet Northeast Pacific 3.5 SHL
Lottia jamaicensis Jamaica limpet Western Central Atlantic 1.95 DL
Lottia kogamogai Kogamogai limpet Northwest Pacific
Lottia langfordi Northwest Pacific
Lottia leucopleura black-rib limpet Western Central Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Lottia limatula file limpet Eastern Pacific
Lottia lindbergi Northwest Pacific
Lottia luchuana Indo-Pacific
Lottia marcusi Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Lottia mesoleuca Eastern Central Pacific
Lottia noronhensis Western Atlantic. 2.7 DL
Lottia onychitis Eastern Indian Ocean
Lottia orbigny Southeast Pacific
Lottia paradigitalis Northeast Pacific and Nor
Lottia pelta shield limpet Northeast Pacific 5.4 SHL
Lottia persona Northeast Pacific
Lottia scabra rough limpet Eastern Central Pacific
Lottia scutum Pacific Plate limpet Northeast Pacific
Lottia septiformis Eastern Indian Ocean
Lottia smithi Southeast Pacific
Lottia strigatella checkered limpet Northeast Pacific
Lottia subrugosa Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Lottia tenuisculpta Northwest Pacific
Lottia tranquebarica Western Atlantic.
Nipponacmea concinna Schrenk's limpet Northwest Pacific 1.8 TL
Nipponacmea fuscoviridis Northwest Pacific
Nipponacmea gloriosa Northwest Pacific
Nipponacmea habei Northwest Pacific
Nipponacmea nigrans Northwest Pacific 1.6 TL
Nipponacmea radula Northwest Pacific
Nipponacmea schrenckii Western Pacific
Nipponacmea teramachii Northwest Pacific 2 TL
Niveotectura funiculata corded white limpet Eastern Pacific
Niveotectura pallida Northwest Pacific
Patelloida alticostata Indo-West Pacific
Patelloida araucana Western Atlantic and East 2.43 DL
Patelloida chamorrorum Central Pacific
Patelloida conoidalis Pacific Ocean
Patelloida conulus little-cone limpet Northwest Pacific
Patelloida corticata encrusted limpet Southwest Pacific
Patelloida exilis Western Atlantic and East 0.65 DL
Patelloida heroldi Northwest Pacific
Patelloida inquilinus Western Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Patelloida insignis Southwest Pacific
Patelloida javanica Eastern Indian Ocean 1.27 TL
Patelloida latistrigata Southwest Pacific
Patelloida lentiginosa Indo-Pacific
Patelloida mimula Southwest Pacific
Patelloida nigrosulcata Eastern Indian Ocean
Patelloida perconica Southeast Pacific and Sou 1.5 DL
Patelloida perfestiva Western Atlantic. 0.45 DL
Patelloida profunda Indo-West Pacific 1.75 TL
Patelloida pustulata spotted limpet Western Central Atlantic. 2.8 TL
Patelloida pygmaea Northwest Pacific.
Patelloida ryukyuensis Northwest Pacific
Patelloida saccharina Pacific sugar limpet Indo-West Pacific 5 SHL
Patelloida saccharinoides sugar limpet Indo-West Pacific 5 SHD
Patelloida signata Northwest Pacific
Patelloida striata striate limpet Indo-West Pacific 5 SHL
Radiacmea inconspicua Southwest Pacific
Radiacmea intermedia Southwest Pacific
Scurria bahamondina Southeast Pacific
Scurria ceciliana Southeast Pacific and Sou 2.1 DL
Scurria chaitena Southeast Pacific
Scurria dalcahuina Southeast Pacific
Scurria parasitica Southeast Pacific
Scurria plana Southeast Pacific
Scurria scurra Southeast Pacific and Sou 3 DL
Scurria silvana Southeast Pacific
Scurria variabilis Southeast Pacific
Scurria viridula Southeast Pacific
Scurria zebrina Southeast Pacific 4.41 DL
Tectura fenestrata fenestrate limpet Northeast Pacific 2.5 SHL
Tectura paleacea surfgrass limpet Northeast Pacific 1 NG
Tectura persona mask limpet Northeast Pacific 5 SHL
Tectura rosacea Pacific rosy limpet Eastern Pacific
Tectura scutum plate limpet Northeast Pacific
Tectura testudinalis plant limpet East Pacific, Northwest A 4 TL
Tectura virginea Northeast Atlantic and th
Testudinalia testudinalis common tortoiseshell limpet Atlantic Ocean, Pacific O 4 DL
Yayoiacmea oyamai Northwest Pacific



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