Umbrella slug

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Umbrella slug
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Umbraculum umbraculum in Reunion island
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Euopisthobranchia
clade Umbraculida
Superfamily: Umbraculoidea
Family: Umbraculidae
Genus: Umbraculum
Species: U. umbraculum
Binomial name
Umbraculum umbraculum
(Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Patella ombracula Blainville, 1819
  • Umbraculum bermudense (Mörch, 1875)
  • Umbraculum botanicum Hedley, 1923
  • Umbraculum indicum (Lamarck, 1819)
  • Umbraculum mediterraneum (Lamarck, 1819)
  • Umbraculum ovalis (Carpenter, 1856)
  • Umbraculum plicatulum (Martens, 1881)
  • Umbraculum pulchrum Lin, 1981
  • Umbraculum sinicum (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Umbrella indica Lamarck, 1819
  • Umbrella mediterranea Lamarck, 1819

The umbrella slug (Umbraculum umbraculum) is a species of large sea snail or limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Umbraculidae.



  1. ^ Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2010). Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2011-01-11

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