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Keyhole Limpets

Fissurellidae J. Fleming 1822

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Fissurellidae (Keyhole Limpets) is a family of snails. Dead Keyhole Limpets form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 27 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of keyhole limpets. View this species on GBIF