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Atalacmea fragilis
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Shell of Atalacmea fragilis (specimen at MNHN, Paris)
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
Superfamily:
Lottioidea
Family:
Lottiidae
Genus:
Atalacmea
Species:
A. fragilis
Binomial name
Atalacmea fragilis
(Sowerby, 1823)
Synonyms

Patella fragilis Sowerby, 1823
Patella unguis-almae Lesson, 1830
Patella solandri Colenso, 1844

Acmaea fragilis Suter, 1913

Atalacmea fragilis is a species of sea snail or true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Lottiidae, one of the families of true limpets.

Distribution

This marine species occurs off New Zealand.

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