limpet

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limpet

a marine gastropod MOLLUSC of the genus Patella that has a single, conical shell. When exposed at low water it attaches itself very firmly to the substrate, usually rocks.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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During evolution from the ancestral forms (Docoglossa and Vetigastropoda) with late mesentoblast formation to the advanced Euthyneura, the first two cleavages not only divide the embryo into four equal quadrants, but also into quadrants with equal developmental capacities.
Gastropoda: Prosobranchiata: Rhipidoglossa, Docoglossa, Tectibranchiata, Polyplacophora, Solenogastres, Scaphopoda.