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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Patelloidea Patellidae 

Patella (Scutellastra) flexuosa Quoy & Gaimard, 1834

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Patella flexuosa Quoy & Gaimard, 1834

Included taxa

   Patella (Scutellastra) flexuosa flexuosa Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
   Patella (Scutellastra) flexuosa optima Pilsbry, 1927

Common Name

Star Patellid Limpet p.82, pl.83E      Wilson, B 2002.  


Andaman Islands and the tropical Pacific as far east as the Tuamotu Island (Powell, 1973)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.17 


 Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.17 General reference
 Powell, A.W.B. 1973. p.129-130 [ Pl 65, figs 8,9; pls 99, 104 ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.37, pl. 1, figs. 20a-c General reference


                      Patella Linnaeus, 1758
                        Patella (Scutellastra) H. & A Adams, 1854
                          Patella (Scutellastra) flexuosa Quoy & Gaimard, 1834


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=35347) created by Jennifer Kolb on 2001-01-18. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-05-09.