Cymbula granatina

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Cymbula granatina
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Patelloidea
Family: Patellidae
Genus: Cymbula
Species: C. granatina
Binomial name
Cymbula granatina
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms
  • Patella granatina Linnaeus, 1758
  • Patella septemradiata Fischer von Waldheim, 1807

Cymbula granatina 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]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 50 mm and 90 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off South Africa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cymbula granatina (Linnaeus, 1758).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 8 April 2010.
  • Koufopanou et al (1999). A molecular phylogeny of the patellid limpets (Gastropoda: Patellidae) and its implications for the origins of their antitropical distribution Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 11(1):138-156

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