Star limpet Patelloida saccharina, copyright H. Zell.

Belongs within: Lottiidae.

Patelloida is an Indo-Pacific genus of limpets bearing a radially ribbed shell with strong colour markings (Knight et al. 1960).

Patelloida Quoy & Gaimard 1834 [Patelloididae, Patelloidinae, Patelloidini] BR05
    |–+–P. pygmaea (Dunker 1860) NO04
    |  |    |–P. p. pygmaea NO04
    |  |    `–P. p. conulus (Dunker 1861) NO04
    |  `–P. striata (Quoy & Gaimard 1834) NO04
    `–+–P. latistrigata (Angas 1865) NO04
       `–+–P. saccharina (Linnaeus 1758) NO04
          |    |–P. s. saccharina NO04
          |    `–P. s. lanx (Reeve 1855) NO04
          `–P. saccharinoides (Habe & Kosuge 1996) NO04

Patelloida incertae sedis:
  *P. rugosa Quoy & Gaimard 1834 [=Acmaea (*Patelloida) rugosa] KC60
  P. alticostata Angas 1865 C46
    |–P. a. alticostata C46
    |–P. a. antelia Iredale 1924 C46
    `–P. a. complanata Iredale 1924 C46
  P. corticata (Hutton 1880) P61
    |–P. c. corticata P61
    |–P. c. corallina Oliver 1926 P61
    `–P. c. pseudocorticata (Iredale 1908) P61
  P. hamiltonensis Chapman & Gabriel 1923 C46
  P. mimula E96
  P. nigrosulcata Reeve 1855 WG71
  P. tenuistriata (Michelin 1838) TTE93

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BR05] Bouchet, P., & J.-P. Rocroi. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1–2): 1–397.

[C46] Cotton, B. C. 1946. Australian limpets of the family Lottiidae. South Australian Naturalist 23 (4): 14–16, pl.

[E96] Eertman, R. H. M. 1996. Comparative study on gill morphology of gastropods from Moreton Bay, Queensland. Molluscan Research 17: 3–20.

[KC60] Knight, J. B., L. R. Cox, A. M. Keen, R. L. Batten, E. L. Yochelson & R. Robertson. 1960. Gastropoda: systematic descriptions. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt I. Mollusca 1: Mollusca—General Features, Scaphopoda, Amphineura, Monoplacophora, Gastropoda—General Features, Archaeogastropoda and some (mainly Paleozoic) Caenogastropoda and Opisthobranchia pp. I169–I331. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[NO04] Nakano, T., & T. Ozawa. 2004. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of limpets of the order Patellogastropoda based on mitochondrial DNA sequences. Journal of Molluscan Studies 70: 31–41.

[P61] Powell, A. W. B. 1961. Shells of New Zealand: An illustrated handbook 4th ed. Whitcombe and Tombs Limited: Christchurch.

[TTE93] Tracey, S., J. A. Todd & D. H. Erwin. 1993. Mollusca: Gastropoda. In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 131–167. Chapman & Hall: London.

[WG71] Wilson, B. R., & K. Gillett. 1971. Australian Shells: illustrating and describing 600 species of marine gastropods found in Australian waters. A. H. & A. W. Reed: Sydney.

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