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Gastropoda Acmaeoidea Lottiidae 

Patelloida mufria (Hedley, 1915)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Radiacmea mufria auct.
   Radiacmea cavilla auct.
   Acmaea mufria Hedley, 1915
   Radiacmea insignis cavilla Iredale, 1924

Common Name

White Ridged Limpet p.77      Allan, J. 1950.  


NSW to southern WA.

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: semi-exposed coast 
habitat: sheltered coast 
substrate: shell [ often found on shells of other gastropods {Ponder1980A} ]


 Christiaens, J. 1975. p.76 [as Patelloida (Patelloida) mufria]  New combination
 Christiaens, J. 1975. p.96 [as Patelloida cavilla]  New combination
 Iredale, T. 1924. p.235 [as Radiacmea mufria]  New combination
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.38 General reference
 Oliver, W.R.B. 1926. p.562 [as Chiazacmea mufria]  New combination
 Ponder, W.F. & Creese, R.A. 1980. p.185 [pl. 13, figs 1-4 - SEM of operculae]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. & Creese, R.A. 1980. p.185 Synonomy
 Ponder, W.F. & Creese, R.A. 1980. p.185 [pl. 7, figs 5-13, pl. 13, figs 1-4, as Patelloida mufria]  New combination
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.34 General reference


                        Patelloida Quoy and Gaimard, 1834
                          Patelloida mufria (Hedley, 1915)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14968) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-17.