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Gastropoda Patelloidea Patellidae 

Patella (Scutellastra) peronii Blainville, 1825

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Patellanax squamifera auct.
   Patellanax ustulata auct.
   Patella peronii Blainville, 1825
   Patella diemenensis Philippi, 1848
   Patella ustulata Reeve, 1855
   Patella aculeata Reeve, 1855
   Patella squamifera Reeve, 1855
   Patella tasmanica T. - Woods, 1876
   Patella hepatica Verco, 1903

Common Name

Scaly Limpet p.78      Allan, J. 1950.  
Peron's Patellid Limpet p.82, pl.83D      Wilson, B 2002.  


Australia; from southern Western Australia to Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales (Powell, 1973)

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


depth: intertidal [ ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ ]
depth: subtidal 
exposure: exposed 
habitat: rock platform 
substrate: algal turf [ among holdfasts of giant kelp ]


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.38 General reference
 Powell, A.W.B. 1973. p.136, pl. 65, figs. 11-13, pls. 109-113 Contains synonymy


                      Patella Linnaeus, 1758
                        Patella (Scutellastra) H. & A Adams, 1854
                          Patella (Scutellastra) peronii Blainville, 1825


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=35353) created by Jennifer Kolb on 2001-01-18. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-28.