Cellana flava

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Cellana flava
Cellana flava 002.jpg
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C. flava
Binomial name
Cellana flava
(Martyn, 1784)
Synonyms

Patella flava Hutton, 1873
Helcioniscus radians flavus Suter, 1913

Cellana flava is a species of true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Nacellidae, one of the families of true limpets.

This species is easily identified on the basis of the orange colour of its shell and the light coloured head and foot.

basal view

References[edit]

  • Powell A. W. B., William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • Nakano T. & Ozawa T. (2007). Worldwide phylogeography of limpets of the order Patellogastropoda: molecular, morphological and paleontological evidence. Journal of Molluscan Studies 73(1): 79–99