Species under Patella
n= 18
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Patella adansonii
Dunker, 1853
Southeast Atlantic
Patella asprea
Röding, 1798
Northeast Atlantic
Patella caerulea
Linnaeus, 1758
Rayed mediterranean limpet Mediterranean Sea
Patella candei
d'Orbigny, 1839
Northeast Atlantic
Patella canescens
Gmelin, 1791
Southeast Atlantic
Patella depressa
Pennant, 1777
Black-footed limpet Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea
Patella ferruginea
Gmelin, 1791
Ferreous limpet Mediterranean Sea
Patella intermedia
Mediterranean Sea
Patella kermadecensis
Pilsbry, 1894
Southwest Pacific
Patella lugubris
Gmelin, 1791
Mournful limpet Eastern Central Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Patella mexicana
Broderip & Sowerby, 1829
Giant mexican limpet Eastern Central Pacific
Patella miliaris
Philippi, 1848
Southeast Atlantic
Patella pellucida
Linnaeus, 1758
Blue-rayed limpet Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic
Patella pica
Reeve, 1854
Western Indian Ocean
Patella rustica
Linnaeus, 1758
Rustic limpet Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea
Patella safiana
Lamarck, 1819
Safian limpet Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Patella ulyssiponensis
Gmelin, 1791
China limpet Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Sea
Patella vulgata
Linnaeus, 1758
Common limpet Northeast Atlantic
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