An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Limpets and Tortoiseshell Limpets (Superfamilies Lottioidea and Patelloidea)
Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Lottioidea (Superfamily) > Lepetidae (Family)

Iothia fulva (O.F. Müller, 1776)
- Fulvous tortoiseshell limpet

Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Lottioidea (Superfamily) > Lottiidae (Family)

Tectura virginea (O F Müller, 1776)
- White tortoiseshell limpet

Testudinalia testudinalis (O. F. Müller, 1776)
- Common tortoiseshell limpet

Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Patelloidea (Superfamily) > Patellidae (Family)

Patella depressa (Pennant, 1777)
- syn. Patella intermedia - Black-footed limpet

Patella pellucida (Linnaeus, 1758)
- var. laevis - Blue-rayed limpet

Patella pellucida (Linnaeus, 1758)
- var. pellucidum - Blue-rayed limpet

Patella ulyssiponensis (Gmelin, 1791)
- China or Rough limpet

Patella vulgata (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common limpet


Other members of the superfamilies
Lottioidea and Patelloidea.

From the authors collection of foreign shells,
species not recorded in the United Kingdom.

Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Lottioidea (Superfamily) > Lottiidae (Family)

Lottia leucopleura (Gmelin, 1791)
- Black-ribbed or Cuban Limpet (Aruba)

Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Patelloidea (Superfamily) > Patellidae (Family) - Limpets

Patella rustica Linnaeus, 1758 - Lusitanian limpet (Spain)




Limpets and Tortoiseshell Limpets Superfamilies Lottioidea and Patelloidea Family Patellidae Lepetidae and Lottiidae Marine Snail Images UK Gastropoda