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Types of Limpets

Acmaea Mitra​
Acmaea Mitra​

Acmaea mitra Rathke, 1833 Acmaea mitra, common name the whitecap limpet, is a species of sea snail or true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Acmaeidae, one of the families of true limpets.

Ancylus ​Fluviatilis​
Ancylus ​Fluviatilis​

Ancylus fluviatilis O. F. Müller, 1774 Ancylus fluviatilis is a species of very small, freshwater, air-breathing limpet, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the tribe Ancylini within the family Planorbidae, the ram's horn snails and their allies.

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Asteracmea ​Suteri​
Asteracmea ​Suteri​

Asteracmea is a genus of true limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Lottiidae. ... Asteracmea stowae; Asteracmea suteri (Iredale, 1915) References

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Atalacmea ​Fragilis​
Atalacmea ​Fragilis​

Atalacmea fragilis is a species of sea snail or true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Lottiidae, one of the families of true limpets.. References

Benhamina ​Obliquata​
Benhamina ​Obliquata​

Siphonaria obliquata Sowerby, 1825 Benhamina obliquata is a species of air-breathing sea snail, a false limpet, a marine pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Siphonariidae. This species is very large compared with the other species in the family.

Cayenne ​Keyhole Limpet​
Cayenne ​Keyhole Limpet​

The Cayenne keyhole limpet, scientific name Diodora cayenensis, is a species of small to medium-sized sea snail or limpet, a western Atlantic marine prosobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets. This species is named after Cayenne, the capital of French Guiana.

Cellana ​Denticulata​
Cellana ​Denticulata​

Cellana denticulata Martyn, 1784; Cellana dira ... "Phylogeography of the Cellana limpets of New Zealand: Investigating Barriers to Marine Dispersal and Historical ...

Cellana ​Exarata​
Cellana ​Exarata​

Cellana exarata, common name the black-foot opihi and Hawaiian blackfoot is a species of edible true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Nacellidae, one of the families of true limpets.

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Cellana Flava​
Cellana Flava​

Cellana flava Hutton, 1873; Cellana granostriata (Reeve, 1855) Cellana grata Gould, 1859. ... "Phylogeography of the Cellana limpets of New Zealand: ...

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Cellana ​Nigrolineata​
Cellana ​Nigrolineata​

Cellana nigrolineata is a species of sea snails or limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Nacellidae, one of the families of true limpets. This species of limpet lives on rocky shore in the intertidal zone.

Cellana ​Ornata​
Cellana ​Ornata​

Cellana is a genus of sea snails or limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Nacellidae, the true limpets.

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Cellana ​Radians​
Cellana ​Radians​

Cellana radians, common name the radiate limpet, is a species of true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Nacellidae, which is one of the true limpet families. Description The foot and the head are lightly colored whereas Cellana flava has darker colored soft tissues.

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Cellana ​Sandwicensis​
Cellana ​Sandwicensis​

Cellana sandwicensis, common name the yellow-foot opihi, is a species of edible true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Nacellidae, one of the families of true limpets.

Cellana ​Stellifera​
Cellana ​Stellifera​

Cellana stellifera Gmelin, 1791; Cellana strigilis Powell, 1955. Cellana strigilis strigilis Hombron ... "Phylogeography of the Cellana limpets of New Zealand: ...

Cellana ​Strigilis​
Cellana ​Strigilis​

Cellana strigilis Powell, 1955. Cellana strigilis strigilis Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841; ... "Phylogeography of the Cellana limpets of New Zealand: ...

Cellana ​Talcosa​
Cellana ​Talcosa​

Cellana talcosa, the talc limpet or turtle limpet is a species of true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Nacellidae, which is one of the true limpet families. This species is endemic to the Hawaiian islands, where its common name is koele or opihi ko'ele.

Cellana ​Tramoserica​
Cellana ​Tramoserica​

Limpet mortality is greatest during spring and summer, particularly on the upper levels of the shore and if limpet densities are high. Cellana shares the same habitat on rocky shore with other common grazing molluscs, particularly Nerita atramentosa and Bembicium nanum.

Common ​Slipper Shell​
Common ​Slipper Shell​

The common slipper shell, Crepidula fornicata, has many other common names, including common Atlantic slippersnail, boat shell, quarterdeck shell, fornicating slipper snail, Atlantic slipper limpet and it is known in Britain as the "common slipper limpet".

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Crepidula ​Onyx​
Crepidula ​Onyx​

The American slipper limpet Crepidula fornicata (L.) in the northern Wadden Sea 70 years after its introduction. Helgol Marine Resources 57:27-33. Helgol Marine Resources 57:27-33. Summary: A historical paper that tracks the progress and proliferation of species.

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Diodora ​Dysoni​
Diodora ​Dysoni​

Diodora is a genus of small to medium-sized keyhole limpet in the family Fissurellidae. Life habits ... Diodora dysoni (Reeve, 1850) Diodora edwardsi (Dautzenberg ...

Eelgrass ​Limpet​
Eelgrass ​Limpet​

The eelgrass limpet, also known as the bowl limpet, scientific name †Lottia alveus, was a species of sea snail or small limpet, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Lottiidae, the Lottia limpets, a genus of true limpets.

Hipponicidae​
Hipponicidae​

limpet, Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot. Although all limpets are members of the class

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Hipponix​
Hipponix​

limpet, Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot. Although all limpets are members of the class

Hooked ​Slippersnail​
Hooked ​Slippersnail​

The common slipper shell, Crepidula fornicata, has many other common names, including common Atlantic slippersnail, boat shell, quarterdeck shell, fornicating slipper snail, Atlantic slipper limpet and it is known in Britain as the "common slipper limpet".

Latia ​Neritoides​
Latia ​Neritoides​

Latia neritoides is a species of small freshwater snail or limpet, an aquatic gastropod mollusc in the family Latiidae. The type specimen is in the British Museum. The specific epithet "neritoides" means "like a nerite".

Lepetodriloidea​
Lepetodriloidea​

limpet, Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot. Although all limpets are members of the class

Maoricrater ​Explorata​
Maoricrater ​Explorata​

Maoricrater explorata is a southern, cold-water species of limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Lepetidae, the true limpets.It is found in New Zealand.. References

Monodilepas ​Diemenensis​
Monodilepas ​Diemenensis​

Monodilepas diemenensis is species of small sea snail, a keyhole limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets and slit limpets. This species is found at North Island, New Zealand.

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Neomphaloidea​
Neomphaloidea​

limpet, Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot. Although all limpets are members of the class

Notoacmea ​Daedala​
Notoacmea ​Daedala​

Notoacmea daedala is a species of sea snail or true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Lottiidae, one of the families of true limpets.. References

Notoacmea ​Helmsi​
Notoacmea ​Helmsi​

To our surprise, we discover that both polyphenism and cryptic species are present in the N. scapha–N. helmsi complex: no limpet species in New Zealand is restricted to living on Zostera but five previously unrecognized species, which are all but indistinguishable morphologically, occur over a wide range of habitats.

Notoacmea ​Subtilis​
Notoacmea ​Subtilis​

Notoacmea is a southern genus of true limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Lottiidae, ... Notoacmea subtilis (Suter, 1907) Notoacmea turbatrix Nakano ...

Owl Limpet​
Owl Limpet​

The owl limpet is a territorial species and some individuals return to the same specific homesite every time the tide goes out. The limpet's contours grow to fit the rock surface tightly. The limpet's contours grow to fit the rock surface tightly.

Patella ​Caerulea​
Patella ​Caerulea​

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Patella ​Pellucida​
Patella ​Pellucida​

Patella pellucida var. oblonga Jeffreys, 1865 Patella pellucida, common name the blue-rayed limpet, is a species of small saltwater limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Patellidae, the true limpets.

Patella ​Vulgata​
Patella ​Vulgata​

Patella vulgata, common name the common limpet or common European limpet is an edible species of sea snail with gills, a typical true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Patellidae. This species is found in the waters of western Europe.

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Patelloida ​Corticata​
Patelloida ​Corticata​

Patelloida is a genus of sea snails or true limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Lottiidae, one of the families of true limpets. (This genus name should not be confused with the similar-sounding true limpet superfamily Patelloidea, which is also part of the Patellogastropoda).

Phenacolepadidae​
Phenacolepadidae​

limpet, Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot. Although all limpets are members of the class

Puncturella ​Demissa​
Puncturella ​Demissa​

Puncturella is a genus of minute deepwater keyhole limpets, marine gastropod mollusks or micromollusks in the family Fissurellidae, ... Puncturella demissa Hedley, ...

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Scutus ​Breviculus​
Scutus ​Breviculus​

Scutus breviculus is a common herbivorous species of large sea snail or limpet with the common name shield shell or less commonly duck's bill limpet. It is a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets and slit limpets.

Shield Limpet​
Shield Limpet​

Limpet tooth structure is dependent upon living depth of the specimen. While deep water limpets have been shown to have the same elemental composition as shallow water limpets, deep water limpets do not show crystalline phases of goethite. Crystallization process

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Siphonaria ​Cookiana​
Siphonaria ​Cookiana​

Siphonaria cookiana is a species of small air-breathing sea snail or false limpet, a marine pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Siphonariidae, the false limpets. References Powell A. W. B.

Siphonaria ​Pectinata​
Siphonaria ​Pectinata​

Siphonaria pectinata, common name the striped false limpet, is a species of air-breathing sea snail or false limpet, a marine heterobranch gastropod mollusc in the family Siphonariidae, the false limpets.

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Siphonaria ​Zelandica​
Siphonaria ​Zelandica​

Siphonaria is a genus of air-breathing sea snails or false limpets, marine pulmonate gastropod molluscs in the family Siphonariidae, the false limpets.. Distribution. This genus occurs worldwide in most tropical and temperate seas.

Tecticrater ​Grandis​
Tecticrater ​Grandis​

Tecticrater is a genus of very small deepwater limpets, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Lepetellidae. Species. Species in the genus Tecticrater include: Tecticrater cervae (Fleming, 1948) Tecticrater compressa (Suter, 1908) Tecticrater finlayi (Powell, 1937) Tecticrater grandis Crozier, 1966; Tecticrater subcompressa (Powell, 1937 ...

Tecticrater ​Subcompressa​
Tecticrater ​Subcompressa​

Tecticrater is a genus of very small deepwater limpets, ... Tecticrater subcompressa (Powell, 1937) References ...

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Tugali ​Stewartiana​
Tugali ​Stewartiana​

Tugali colvillensis Finlay, 1927; Tugali decussata A. Adams, 1852; Tugali elegans Gray, 1843; Tugali gigas (Martens, 1881) Tugali oblonga (Pease, 1860) Tugali scutellaris A. Adams, 1852; Tugali stewartiana Powell, 1939; Tugali suteri (Thiele, 1916) Tugali suteri sutherlandi Fleming, 1948; Species brought into synonymy. Tugali chilensis Sowerby, G.B.

Tylodinidae​
Tylodinidae​

limpet, Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot. Although all limpets are members of the class

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