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Chelidonura africana
Chelidonura fulvipunctata
Haminoea hydatis
Philinopsis miqueli
Philine catena
Philine quadrata
Philine quadripartita
Weinkauffia turgidula
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The Cephalaspidea consists of molluscs with external or internal shells as well as species with no shell. In general the shells are thin and often transparent. Some like Bulla can accommodate the entire animal in the shell, whereas in others (Philine, Chelidonura) the shell is reduced and internal. The cephalaspidean head is generally flattened (cephalic shield) and foot often bearing parapodial lobes which may be used for short swimming bursts. Many cephalaspideans can be found in fine sand or close to sandy areas, where they burrow to hide. Many species are carnivorous feeding on small polychaetes, bivalves and foraminiferans.

Cephalaspidea
Representative species
Chelidonura
Philine
Philinopsis
Bulla
Bulla striata
Chelidonura africana
Philine quadripartita
Philinopsis miqueli
References: Cephalaspidea - EOL
Haminoea
Haminoea hydatis
Chelidonura fulvipunctata
Philine catena
Philine quadrata
Weinkauffia turgidula
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