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Slipper Limpet

Crepidula porcellana Lamarck 1801

University of Bergen, Natural History Collections. Manuel A. E. Malaquias. Year: 2014.   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Crepidula porcellana (Slipper Limpet) is a species of snails in the family slipper limpets. They are native to Namibia and South African Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Slipper Limpet form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 10 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 slipper limpet. View this species on GBIF