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Common Limpet

Patella vulgata Linnaeus 1758

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Patella vulgata (Common Limpet) is a species of Gastropoda in the family limpets. Common Limpet form shallow marine sediments. It is a grazer. Individuals can grow to 3.12 g. Common Limpet has sexual reproduction. It is a facultatively mobile animal.

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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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Common limpet. View this species on GBIF