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Family: Siphonariidae false limpets (See list of species below)

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37 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Kerguelenella lateralis
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Siphonaria alternata
[Say's false limpet]
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Siphonaria atra
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Siphonaria belcheri
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Siphonaria brannani
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Siphonaria carbo
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Siphonaria compressa
[Eelgrass false-limpet]
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Siphonaria corrugata
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Siphonaria crenata
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Siphonaria denticulata
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Siphonaria diemenensis
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Siphonaria funiculata
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Siphonaria gigas
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Siphonaria henica
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Siphonaria hispida
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Siphonaria japonica
[Littoral pulmonate limpet]


Siphonaria javanica
[Javanese false limpet]
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Siphonaria kurracheensis
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Siphonaria laciniosa
[Fringed false limpet]
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Siphonaria lessoni
[Pulmonate limpet]
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Siphonaria luzonica
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Siphonaria maura
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Siphonaria normalis
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Siphonaria pascua
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Siphonaria pectinata
[Striped false limpet]
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Siphonaria raoulensis
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Siphonaria siquijoransis
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Siphonaria sirius
[Sirius false limpet]
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Siphonaria subatra
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Siphonaria thersites
[Carpenter's falselimpet]
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Siphonaria tristensis
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Siphonaria zelandica
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Williamia gussonii
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Williamia krebsii
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Williamia magellanica
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Williamia peltoides
[Shield false limpet]
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Williamia radiata
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37 Species of Family Siphonariidae
(false limpets)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Kerguelenella lateralis Southern Pacific, Western 2 DL
Siphonaria alternata Say's false limpet Western Atlantic.
Siphonaria atra Western Pacific
Siphonaria belcheri Western Indian Ocean
Siphonaria brannani Eastern Pacific.
Siphonaria carbo Western Indian Ocean
Siphonaria compressa Eelgrass false-limpet Southeast Atlantic
Siphonaria corrugata Western Central Pacific
Siphonaria crenata Mediterranean Sea.
Siphonaria denticulata Western Indian Ocean
Siphonaria diemenensis Indo-West Pacific.
Siphonaria funiculata Indo-West Pacific
Siphonaria gigas Southeast Pacific and Wes
Siphonaria henica Western Atlantic. 0.78 DL
Siphonaria hispida Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Siphonaria japonica Littoral pulmonate limpet Northwest Pacific
Siphonaria javanica Javanese false limpet Indo-West Pacific 4 SHL
Siphonaria kurracheensis Western Indian Ocean
Siphonaria laciniosa Fringed false limpet Indo-Pacific 3.5 SHL
Siphonaria lessoni Pulmonate limpet Southeast Pacific, Southw 2.4 DL
Siphonaria luzonica Western Central Pacific
Siphonaria maura Western Central Atlantic
Siphonaria normalis Eastern Central Pacific
Siphonaria pascua Southeast Pacific
Siphonaria pectinata Striped false limpet Atlantic Ocean and the Me 2.6 DL
Siphonaria raoulensis Southwest Pacific
Siphonaria siquijoransis Western Central Pacific
Siphonaria sirius Sirius false limpet Indo-West Pacific 3.5 SHL
Siphonaria subatra Central Pacific
Siphonaria thersites Carpenter's falselimpet Eastern Pacific.
Siphonaria tristensis Atlantic Ocean and Antarc
Siphonaria zelandica Indo-West Pacific
Williamia gussonii Mediterranean Sea. 0.7 DL
Williamia krebsii Western Atlantic.
Williamia magellanica Western Atlantic. 0.4 DL
Williamia peltoides Shield false limpet Eastern Pacific.
Williamia radiata Pacific Ocean.



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