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Common Slipper Shell

Crepidula fornicata (Linnaeus 1758)

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Crepidula fornicata (Common Slipper Shell) is a species of snails in the family slipper limpets. They are native to Canada, United States, Atlantic Coast Of North America, Atlantic Ocean, and Mexico. Individuals can grow to 39 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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