Definition of Fissurella. Meaning of Fissurella. Synonyms of Fissurella

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Definition of Fissurella

Fissurella
Zygobranchia yg`o*bran"chi*a, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? a yoke + ? a gill.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.
Fissurella
Fissurella Fis`su*rel"la, n. [NL., dim. of L. fissura a fissure.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex; -- called also keyhole limpet.

Meaning of Fissurella from wikipedia

- genus Fissurella Fissurella afra Quoy & Gaimard, 1834 Fissurella alabastrites Reeve, 1849 † Fissurella altior Meyer & Aldrich, 1896 Fissurella angusta...
- Fissurella volcano, commonly named the volcano limpet or volcano keyhole limpet, is a species of small to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks...
- limpets. Two subspecies : Fissurella radiosa radiosa Lesson, 1831 (represented as Fissurella radiosa Lesson, 1831) Fissurella radiosa tixierae Métivier...
- Fissurella picta, common name : the painted keyhole limpet, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole...
- Fissurella bridgesii is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets and slit limpets. The size...
- Fissurella microtrema, common name the rugose slit limpet, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole...
- Fissurella coarctata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets. The size of the s**** attains...
- Fissurella oriens is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets. There are two subspecies known :...
- Fissurella formosa is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets. The species original name was...
- Fissurella mesoatlantica is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets. Simone (2008). The Veliger...