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Scutus rueppelli

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Fissurelloidea
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Fissurellidae

Scutus rueppelli is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets and slit limpets.

Original spelling Rüppeli, with reference to "Rüppel et Leuck. Atlas 1828", thus indicating that the specific epithet is named after Eduard Rüppell (1794-1884).

Distribution

This marine species occurs in the Red Sea.

References

Scutus rueppelli Wikipedia


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