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Definition of the noun Patella Rota
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Patella rota is a species of Cellana, described by Gmelin in 1791.
- synonym: species Patella rota
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Mollusca
- class: Gastropoda
- family: Nacellidae
- genus: Cellana
- species: Cellana rota
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Patella rota: shell roundish, the inside somewhat silvery, the outside with reddish streaks and a yellowish border. Inhabits the Indian and American seas. 145. Patella umbellata; shell entire, roundish, diaphanous, depressed, with yellowish ...
Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1821)
by John Wilkes
Patella rota: shell roundish, ...
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