Acmaea Eschscholtz 1830 (limpet)

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda - Lottiidae

Alternative spelling: Patella (Acmaea)

Parent taxon: Lottiidae according to Y. Kurihara and T. Kase 2008

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Clark and Arnold 1923, Durham 1944, Hendy et al. 2008, Hickman 1980, Kase 1984, Knight et al. 1960, Nagao 1928, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964, Stilwell et al. 2004, Todd 2001 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Erginus, Lottia, Lottiinae, Notoacmea, Patelloida

Subtaxa: Acmaea (Acmaea) Acmaea campanaeformis Acmaea dickersoni Acmaea digitalis Acmaea funiculata Acmaea geometrica Acmaea hannibali Acmaea lepisma Acmaea lineata Acmaea martinezensis Acmaea mitra Acmaea oakvillensis Acmaea ocitatia Acmaea pelta Acmaea persona Acmaea poulseni Acmaea rudis Acmaea scutum Acmaea simplex Acmaea soceni Acmaea subangulata Acmaea submesidia Acmaea victoriana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (1), Bermuda (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Mexico (10), the Seychelles (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (35: Alaska, California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (4), Japan (2), Panama (1), Spain (6), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (4: California, Virginia)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Greenland (1), Japan (2), Poland (1), United States (2: California), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Canada (2: British Columbia), Germany (1), Romania (1), United States (3: California, Oregon)

• Eocene of Brazil (1), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (8: California, Oregon, Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (1), Greenland (1), Poland (4), United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Germany (1), Japan (5), Poland (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (24: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Peru (1)

Total: 149 collections including 268 occurrences

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