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Gastropoda Patelloidea Patellidae 

Patella (Scutellastra) chapmani Tenison Woods, 1876

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Patellanax perplexa auct.
   Patellanax chapmani auct.
   Patella octoradiata Hutton, 1873
   Patella chapmani Tenison-Woods, 1876
   Acmaea alba Tenison-Woods, 1876
   Acmaea saccharina perplexa Pilsbry, 1891

Common Name

Eight Rayed Limpet p.78      Allan, J. 1950.  


Southern half of Australia and Tasmania (Powell, 1973)

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


depth: intertidal [ ]
habitat: rock platform 
substrate: among algae 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.38 General reference
 Powell, A.W.B. 1973. pl. 111; pl. 113, fig. 3 Contains synonymy


                      Patella Linnaeus, 1758
                        Patella (Scutellastra) H. & A Adams, 1854
                          Patella (Scutellastra) chapmani Tenison Woods, 1876


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=35354) created by Jennifer Kolb on 2001-01-18. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-17.