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Lottia pelta (Shield Limpet), Lottia digitalis (Ribbed Limpet)

When this rock is under water, all the limpets get up and walk around. The Shield Limpets (Lottia pelta) are the smooth round limpets. The Ribbed Limpets (Lottia digitalis) is the rougher cones, with radiating ribs.


Camera: Nikon F100
Date: Friday, April 18th, 2003
Film: Fuji Velvia 50 (slide)
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Lottia pelta (Shield Limpet)
species related to Lottia digitalis (Ribbed Limpet)
Tag: beach, Botanical Beach
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 3642 x 2428

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