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White Tortoiseshell Limpet

Tectura virginea (O. F. Müller 1776)


Tectura virginea (White Tortoiseshell Limpet) is a species of Gastropoda in the family tortoiseshell limpets. Dead White Tortoiseshell Limpet form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 10 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • 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 29 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of white tortoiseshell limpet. View this species on GBIF