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Gastropoda Patelloidea Patellidae 

Patella obtecta Turton, 1932

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Patella (Scutellastra) tabularis Krauss, 1848


[Mar Shells Port Alfred, p 162, sp 1155 (Powell, 1973)] Turton, W.H. 1932. p.47, pl.3, fig.11


Original Epithet:  obtecta
Original Text Name:  Patella obtecta
Original Genus:  Patella
Status of Name: Synonym       Christiaens, J. 1986. p.99 


                      Patella Linnaeus, 1758
                        Patella (Scutellastra) H. & A Adams, 1854
                          Patella (Scutellastra) tabularis Krauss, 1848
                            Patella obtecta Turton, 1932


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=35668) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.