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Neogastropods: Whelks & Cone Shells

Neogastropoda Wenz 1938


Neogastropoda (Neogastropods: Whelks & Cone Shells) is an order of snails. There are 15601 species of Neogastropods: Whelks & Cone Shells, in 1287 genera and 54 families. This order has been around since the famennian age. Dead Neogastropods: Whelks & Cone Shells form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. 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 neogastropods: whelks & cone shells. View this species on GBIF