family Fissurellidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Fissurellidae - marine limpets
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
Fissurella, genus Fissurella - type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets
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The volcano keyhole limpet Fissurella volcano (Reeve 1849) is a prosobranch gastropod of the family Fissurellidae.
A fissure, appearing on the anterior edge of the teleconch, will give rise to the keyhole (XIIc-KF), which characterizes the family Fissurellidae.

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