Fissurellidae


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Fissurellidae

[‚fis·ə′rel·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The keyhole limpets, a family of gastropod mollusks in the order Archeogastropoda.
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Relations between the reproductive and excretory systems of the Fissurellidae were controversial until now.
Fissurella is one of the youngest genera within the Family Fissurellidae (McLean, 1984).
Unlike that of many other vetigastropod groups such as the Fissurellidae, Solariellidae and Trochidae, it is difficult to prepare for SEM.
A fissure, appearing on the anterior edge of the teleconch, will give rise to the keyhole (XIIc-KF), which characterizes the family Fissurellidae.
Stomatellidae, Scissurellidae, Pleurotomariidae, Haliotidae, Scutellinidae, Addisoniidae, Cocculinidae, Fissurellidae.