Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Fissurella
Family: Fissurellidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
mutabilis
NOTES

A shell to 20 mm which has a dorsal opening at or near the apex. The shell lies flat on a level surface. A herbivorous animal which lives in groups under boulders or among mussels and feeds on seaweeds.


AUTHORITY
G.B.Sowerby, 1835
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Cream stripes on pink shell
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Dolly vardens
Hippiekrale
Cape keyhole limpet
Keyhole limpet
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Fissurella alboradiata
Fissurella navicula
Fissurella rota
Fissurella sagittata



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