Patella ferruginea

Patella ferruginea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Patelloidea
Family: Patellidae
Genus: Patella
Species: P. ferruginea
Binomial name
Patella ferruginea
Gmelin, 1791
  • Patella costosoplicata Mörch, 1853
  • Patella cypria Gmelin, 1791
  • Patella ferruginea var. ficarazzensis de Gregorio, 1884
  • Patella ferruginea var. imperatoria de Gregorio, 1884
  • Patella ferruginea var. percostata de Gregorio, 1884
  • Patella ferruginea var. sitta de Gregorio, 1884
  • Patella lamarckii Payraudeau, 1826
  • Patella lampedusensis de Gregorio, 1884
  • Patella luteola Lamarck, 1819
  • Patella medusa Röding, 1798
  • Patella pyramidata Lamarck, 1819
  • Patella rouxii Payraudeau, 1826
  • Patella stella Risso, 1826
  • Patella turtonia Risso, 1826
  • Patella vespertina Risso, 1826 (dubious synonym)

Patella ferruginea, common name Ribbed Mediterranean 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]


Patella ferruginea, ventral view
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