Cellana toreuma

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Cellana toreuma
Cellana toreuma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Lottioidea
Family: Nacellidae
Genus: Cellana
Species: C. toreuma
Binomial name
Cellana toreuma
(Reeve, 1854)
  • Patella toreuma Reeve, 1854 (original combination)

Cellana toreuma is a species of limpet, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Nacellidae.[1][2]


Mainly distributed in South Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan,[3] Japan,[1] Ryukyu and Vietnam.[4]


This species is the ectoparasitic host of Philoblenna tumida Ho, 1981[1]


apical view of the shell
ventral view of the shell


  1. ^ a b c d WoRMS. "Cellana toreuma (Reeve, 1854)". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2016-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Cellana toreuma". National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). 
  3. ^ "国际贝库:花笠螺" [International shell base: Cellana toreuma] (in Chinese). Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  4. ^ "Cellana toreuma". 
  • 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.

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