Dyson's Keyhole Limpet
Length (mm): 12-22
This is a moderately elevated oval shaped shell. The slit-like opening located just behind the apex of the shell which is relatively central on the shell. The shell has alternating large and small radial beaded ribs. It is white with radial black lines.
East Florida to Brazil
0 to 40 meters
Herbivore; They graze on algae.
Marine; Hard substrate
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Diodora dysoni (Reeve, 1850). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419339 on 2021-06-23
Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. Garc?a. 29. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579?699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.