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Sand Dollars

Clypeasteroida A. Agassiz 1872

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Clypeasteroida (Sand Dollars) is an order of echinoderms. There are 658 species of Sand Dollars, in 105 genera and 22 families. It includes groups like Oligopygidae, Plesiolampadidae, and Faujasiidae. Dead Sand Dollars form shallow marine sediments. They are bioturbators. They have sexual reproduction.

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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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sand dollars. View this species on GBIF