Home   Bluff Life   Marine Animals   Onchidellids

Onchidellids

onchidellid_(3) onchidellid_(2)  onchidellid_(1)
Scientific name
Onchidella patelloides 
Common name
Onchidellids
Life on the Edge
Page 29
Group
Limpets and allies
Where to find
Upper rock platform in areas not exposed to sun
Description

The Onchidellid is an unusual greenish-brown air breathing mollusc with a leathery mantle and no shell. It is covered in low, rounded wart-like lumps. Length to 2.5 cm

Onchidellids live in crevices during the day, grazing on algae at night and on dull days.

PREVIOUS NEXT