Diodora ruppellii (Sowerby, 1835)
Ruppell's keyhole limpet
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Family:  Fissurellidae (keyhole limpets)
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Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific. Introduced to the Mediterranean Sea.
Biology:  Found on intertidal rocks and stones (Ref. 130068). Members of the family Fissurellidae live in rocky and stony littoral or sublittoral zone characterized with medium to strong wave action (Ref. 107881). Fissurellinae are reportedly herbivorous, feeding mainly on algae (Ref. 105343).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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