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Verticordioidea Stoliczka 1870

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Verticordioidea is a superfamily of mussels. There are 133 species of Verticordioidea, in 17 genera and 4 families. This superfamily has been around since the maastrichtian age. It includes groups like Bentholyonsiidae, Lyonsiellidae, and Verticordiidae. Dead Verticordioidea form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Verticordioidea Stoliczka 1870. View this species on GBIF