Patellacea | Article about Patellacea by The Free Dictionary
An extinct superfamily of gastropod mollusks in the order Aspidobranchia which developed a cap-shaped shell and were specialized for clinging to rock.
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References in periodicals archive
A new genus of Patellacea
(Gastropoda) from the Middle Ordovician of Utah: the oldest known example of the superfamily.
West American prosobranch Gastropoda: super-familes Patellacea
, Pleurotomariacea, and Fissurellacea.
Pleurotomariacea, Fissurellacea and Patellacea
. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 1: 1-37.