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keyhole limpet, Fissurella apertura, Diodora apertura(noun)
marine limpet having a conical shell with an opening at the apex
Fissurellidae, common name the keyhole limpets and slit limpets, is a taxonomic family of limpet-like sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Vetigastropoda. Fissurellidae is the only family in the superfamily Fissurelloidea.
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