Tortoise-shelled limpet

Tortoise-shelled limpet -
Testudinalia testudinalis

Scientific names: Testudo in its genitive form testudinis, means tortoise or turtle. -alis means belonging to, tessella means a little cube and tesselatus means checkered. All words are of Latin origin.

Other scientific names: Acmaea testudinalis, Acmaea tessulata, Notoacmea testudinalis.

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