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Mantled Keyhole Limpet

Pupillaea aperta (G. B. Sowerby I 1825)

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Pupillaea aperta (Mantled Keyhole Limpet) is a species of snails in the family keyhole limpets. They are native to South African Exclusive Economic Zone and Indian Ocean. Dead Mantled Keyhole Limpet 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 18 attributes, including:

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