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Fissurella  Bruguiere, 1789
Taxonomic Serial No.: 69634

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                                  SuperfamilyFissurelloidea Fleming, 1822  
                                     FamilyFissurellidae Fleming, 1822  
                                        GenusFissurella Bruguiere, 1789  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Fissurella alabastites Reeve, 1849  
                                           Species Fissurella angusta (Gmelin, 1791) – narrow keyhole limpet 
                                           Species Fissurella barbadensis (Gmelin, 1791) – Barbados keyhole limpet 
                                           Species Fissurella barbouri Farfante, 1943  
                                           Species Fissurella clenchi Farfante, 1943  
                                           Species Fissurella fascicularis Lamarck, 1822 – wobbly keyhole limpet 
                                           Species Fissurella microtrema Sowerby, 1835  
                                           Species Fissurella nimbosa (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                           Species Fissurella nodosa (Born, 1778) – knobby keyhole limpet 
                                           Species Fissurella punctata P. Fischer, 1857 – punctate keyhole limpet 
                                           Species Fissurella rosea (Gmelin, 1791) – rosy keyhole limpet 
                                           Species Fissurella rubropicta Pilsbry, 1890  
                                           Species Fissurella subrostrata Sowerby, 1835  
                                           Species Fissurella volcano Reeve, 1849 – volcano keyhole limpet 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Fissurella   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Fissurella   

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