Fissurella

noun
Fis·su·rel·la | \ˌfishəˈrələ\

Definition of Fissurella 

: a genus (the type of a cosmopolitan family Fissurellidae) of marine gastropods (suborder Rhipidoglossa) comprising the keyhole limpets and having a conical shell with an opening at the apex

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History and Etymology for Fissurella

New Latin, diminutive of Latin fissura

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