freshwater limpet


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Related to freshwater limpet: river limpet
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Noun1.freshwater limpet - minute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plantsfreshwater limpet - minute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plants
gastropod, univalve - a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
Ancylus, genus Ancylus - type genus of the family Ancylidae: river limpet
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Now, researchers have found a population of one of those species-a freshwater limpet last seen more than 60 years ago and presumed extinct-in a tributary of the heavily dammed Coosa River in Alabama's Mobile River Basin.