freshwater limpet

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Synonyms for freshwater limpet

minute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plants

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On the growth of the freshwater limpet Ancylus fluviatilis Muller.
The effect of heated effluent on the occurrence and reproduction of the freshwater limpets Ancylus fluviatilis Muller, 1774, Ferrisia wautieri (Mirolli, 1960) and Acroloxus lacustris (Lamarck, 1758) in two dutch water bodies.
Growth, reproduction and life cycle in six Texan populations of two species of freshwater limpets.
A 15-year study of interannual shell-shape variation in a population of freshwater limpets (Pulmonata: Basommatophora: Ancylidae).
A Systematic Study of North American Freshwater limpets (Gastropoda: Hygrophila: Ancylidae).