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Cellana stellifera
Cellana stellifera shell.jpg
Drawing of the shell of Cellana stellifera. Dorsal (apical) view and ventral (apertural) view. Head region is on the left.
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
Superfamily:
Lottioidea
Family:
Nacellidae
Genus:
Cellana
Species:
C. stellifera
Binomial name
Cellana stellifera
(Gmelin, 1791)
Synonyms
  • Helcioniscus stellifera phymatius Suter, 1905
  • Helcioniscus stelliferus (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Helcioniscus stelliferus phymatius Suter, 1905
  • Patella stellifera Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
  • Patella stellularia Quoy & Gaimard, 1834

Cellana stellifera, common name the star limpet, is a species of true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Nacellidae.

Cellana stellifera shell 2
Black and white drawing of the shell of Cellana stellifera. Lateral view (right side). Head region is on the right.
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