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Lottia paralella (Dall, 1921)
Pacific Eelgrass Limpet
Family: Lottiidae


© Aaron Baldwin     (Photo ID #7557)


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Distribution of Lottia paralella in British Columbia in British Columbia


The Pacific Eelgrass Limpet is found along the Pacific Coast, from Alaska to California.

DNA work has shown that this is a distinct species from Lottia alveus (extinct) (Harbo, 2002).

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(Red Blue List)

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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Lottia alveus

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