True limpets

Phylum Mollusca Class Gastropoda Order Patellogastropoda Number of families 5

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Cap-shaped snails typically found on wave-exposed rocky shores

Photo: Individuals of the genus Scurria on the rocky shores of Chile. (Photo by S. Piraino [University of Leece]. Reproduced by permission.)

Phylum Mollusca Class Gastropoda Order Patellogastropoda Number of families 5

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Cap-shaped snails typically found on wave-exposed rocky shores

Photo: Individuals of the genus Scurria on the rocky shores of Chile. (Photo by S. Piraino [University of Leece]. Reproduced by permission.)

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