Patella ulyssiponensis

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Patella ulyssiponensis
Patella ulyssiponensis f. tenerifeae 01.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Patelloidea
Family: Patellidae
Genus: Patella
Species: P. ulyssiponensis
Binomial name
Patella ulyssiponensis
Gmelin, 1791
Synonyms[1]

Patella aspera Lanarck, 1819
Patella athletica Bean, 1844

Patella ulyssiponensis, common name the rough limpet, or China 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]

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In Madeira Island in Portugal, Patella ulyssiponensis, known locally as Lapa, is eaten after cooking in a pan with garlic and lemon juice.

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