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Gastropoda Acmaeoidea Lottiidae 

Patelloida saccharina stella Lesson, 1830

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Patella stella Lesson, 1830
   Patella stellaris Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
   Collisellina paropsis Iredale, 1929

Common Name

Northern Star Limpet p.88      Coleman, N. 1981.  


North West Cape, WA to southern Qld.

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: intertidal [ low to mid ]
exposure: exposed 
habitat: rock platform [ ]


 Macpherson, J.H. 1955. p.243 [figs in text, pl. 12, figs 3, 4, as Patelloida saccharina stella]  New combination
 Ponder, W.F. & Creese, R.A. 1980. p.188 General reference
 Ponder, W.F. & Creese, R.A. 1980. p.188 Synonomy
 Ponder, W.F. & Creese, R.A. 1980. p.188 [pl. 8, figs 6-8, as Patelloida saccharine stella]  New combination


                        Patelloida Quoy and Gaimard, 1834
                          Patelloida saccharina (Linnaeus, 1758)
                            Patelloida saccharina stella Lesson, 1830


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=14983) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-29.