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Patellidae

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Patellidae is a taxonomic family of sea snails or true limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Patellogastropoda.[1]

(The superfamily Patelloidea should not be confused with the similar-sounding genus of true limpets Patelloida which is in the family Lottiidae within the superfamily Lottioidea, also part of the Patellogastropoda.)

Taxonomy

A cladogram showing phylogenic relations of Patellogastropoda based on molecular phylogeny research by Nakano & Ozawa (2007):[2]

Patellogastropoda      

Lottiidae (including Acmaea and Niveotectura)

       

Pectinodontidae

   

Lepetidae

     

Nacellidae

       

Patellidae

     

Eoacmaeidae

   

Genera

Genera and species in the family Patellidae include:[3][4]

Synonyms
  • Ancistromesus Dall, 1871: synonym of Scutellastra H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854
  • Ansates G.B. Sowerby II [ex Klein], 1839 - synonym of Patella Linnaeus, 1758
  • Costatopatella Pallary, 1912: synonym of Patella Linnaeus, 1758
  • Helioniscus is a synonym of Cellana H. Adams, 1869 from family Nacellidae
  • Laevipatella Pallary, 1920: synonym of Cymbula H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854
  • Patellanax Iredale, 1924: synonym of Scutellastra H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854 (junior synonym)
  • Patellastra Monterosato, 1884: synonym of Patella Linnaeus, 1758
  • Patellidea Thiele, 1891: synonym of Scutellastra H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854
  • Patellona Thiele, 1891: synonym of Cymbula H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854
  • Patellus Montfort, 1810: synonym of Patella Linnaeus, 1758 (Invalid: unjustified emendation of Patella)
  • Patina Gray, 1847: synonym of Patella Linnaeus, 1758
  • Penepatella Iredale, 1929: synonym of Scutellastra H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854 (junior synonym)

Human uses

Some limpet species in this family are used as a food source in various countries.

A study of Patella caerulea found that this limpet reduced the cover of algae and barnacles on steel panels suspended in sea water in a commercial port, suggesting that the limpet could be used to inhibit fouling of ship hulls.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). "Classification and Nomenclator of Gastropod Families". Malacologia. 47 (1–2).
  2. ^ Nakano T. & Ozawa T. (2007). "Worldwide phylogeography of limpets of the order Patellogastropoda: Molecular, morphological and palaeontological evidence". Journal of Molluscan Studies 73(1) 79-99. doi:10.1093/mollus/eym001.
  3. ^ "Patellidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  4. ^ Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  5. ^ Safriel U. N. & Erez N. 1987. Effect of limpets on the fouling of ships in the Mediterranean. Marine Biology, 95(4): 531-537. doi:10.1007/BF00393096
  • Nakano T. & Sasaki T. (2011) Recent advances in molecular phylogeny, systematics and evolution of patellogastropod limpets. Journal of Molluscan Studies 77: 203-217.

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Patellidae: Brief Summary

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Patellidae is a taxonomic family of sea snails or true limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Patellogastropoda.

(The superfamily Patelloidea should not be confused with the similar-sounding genus of true limpets Patelloida which is in the family Lottiidae within the superfamily Lottioidea, also part of the Patellogastropoda.)

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