Fissurella

Fissurella is a genus of small to medium-sized sea snails or limpets, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets. The size of the body does not exceed or marginally exceeds that of the shell. The outer radular plate has four cusps. The propodium (= the anterior end of the foot) has no tentacles. == Ecology == Like a...
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Fissurella

[n] - type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets
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Fissurella

Fis`su·rel'la noun [ New Latin , dim. of Latin fissura a fissure.] (Zoology) A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex; -- called also keyhole limpet .
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fissurella

<marine biology> A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex. ... Synonym: keyhole limpet. ... Origin: NL, dim. Of L. Fissura a fissure. ... (19 Mar 1998) ...
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Fissurella

genus Fissurella noun type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets
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Fissurella

• (n.) A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex; -- called also keyhole limpet.
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Fissurella

(from the article `gastropod`) ...Scaphella; have a few flatly coiled whorls that massively increase in width, as in Haliotis; become elongated spike-shaped, as in Turritella; or ...
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