Fissurella mutabilis

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Fissurella mutabilis
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Fissurella mutabilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Fissurelloidea
Family: Fissurellidae
Subfamily: Fissurellinae
Genus: Fissurella
Species: F. mutabilis
Binomial name
Fissurella mutabilis
Sowerby, 1834

Fissurella mutabilis, common name the Cape keyhole limpet, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets.[1]


The size of the shell reaches 18 mm.


Fissurella mutabilis is commonly found off the coast in Madagascar, Namibia, and South Africa.[2]


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