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Cellana flava
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Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
Superfamily:
Lottioidea
Family:
Nacellidae
Genus:
Cellana
Species:
C. flava
Binomial name
Cellana flava
(Martyn, 1784)
Synonyms

Patella flava Hutton, 1873
Helcioniscus radians flavus Suter, 1913

Cellana flava is a species of true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Nacellidae, one of the families of true limpets.

This species is easily identified on the basis of the orange colour of its shell and the light coloured head and foot.

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