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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.
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All Patellogastropoda and Vetigastropoda have lecithotrophic larvae.
Rao and Ganapati (1967) examined the radula of Cellana radiata (Patellogastropoda) from 10 to 35 mm shell length from different shore heights.
All shallow-water (with the exception of species of Erginus) and intertidal Patellogastropoda are regarded as broadcast spawners with external fertilization.
In the Gastropoda, ASOs have been identified in larvae of the Heterobranchia, Caenogastropoda, Patellogastropoda, and Neritimorpha.
Morphological and molecular resolution of a putative cryptic species complex: a case study of Notoacmea fascicularis (Menke, 1851) (Gastropoda: Patellogastropoda).
Historical and biomechanical analysis of integration and dissociation in molluscan feeding, with special emphasis on the true limpets (Patellogastropoda: Gastropoda).
The anatomy of some new archaeogastropod limpets (Order Patellogastropoda, Suborder Lepetopsina) from hydrothermal vents.