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Table 1.

The distribution of six species of Lottia limpets along the west coast of North America

Northern boundarySouthern boundaryReferences
1978    
   L. digitalis Aleutian Islands (52°N–55°N) Point Conception (34°45′N) Murphy, 1978; Morris et al., 1980  
   L. austrodigitalis Monterey Peninsula (36°28′N) Baja California Sur (22°N–28°N)  
1998    
   L. digitalis Aleutian Islands (52°N–55°N) San Simeon (35°24′N) Curmmett and Eernisse, 2007 
   L. austrodigitalis Bodega Bay (38°19′N) Baja California Sur (22°N–28°N)  
   L. gigantea Neah Bay (38°19′N) Bahia de Tortuga (27°38′N) Morris et al., 1980  
   L. scabra Cape Arago (43°18′N) Baja California Sur (22°N–28°N)  
   L. pelta Aleutian Islands (52°N–55°N) Bahia del Rosario (29°45′N)  
   L. scutum Aleutian Islands (52°N–55°N) Point Conception (34°45′N)  
Northern boundarySouthern boundaryReferences
1978    
   L. digitalis Aleutian Islands (52°N–55°N) Point Conception (34°45′N) Murphy, 1978; Morris et al., 1980  
   L. austrodigitalis Monterey Peninsula (36°28′N) Baja California Sur (22°N–28°N)  
1998    
   L. digitalis Aleutian Islands (52°N–55°N) San Simeon (35°24′N) Curmmett and Eernisse, 2007 
   L. austrodigitalis Bodega Bay (38°19′N) Baja California Sur (22°N–28°N)  
   L. gigantea Neah Bay (38°19′N) Bahia de Tortuga (27°38′N) Morris et al., 1980  
   L. scabra Cape Arago (43°18′N) Baja California Sur (22°N–28°N)  
   L. pelta Aleutian Islands (52°N–55°N) Bahia del Rosario (29°45′N)  
   L. scutum Aleutian Islands (52°N–55°N) Point Conception (34°45′N)  
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