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Chinaman's Hat

Calyptraea chinensis (Linnaeus 1758)


Calyptraea chinensis (Chinaman's Hat) is a species of snails in the family slipper limpets. They are native to South African Exclusive Economic Zone. Individuals can grow to 15 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Chinaman's hat. View this species on GBIF