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Volutes

Volutidae Rafinesque 1815

Sahat Ratmuangkhwang. Andaman Coastal Research Station for Development, Kasetsart University. Sahat Ratmuangkhwang. Year: 2015. Contact: rdishr@ku.ac.th.   No known copyright restrictions

Volutidae (Volutes) is a family of snails. Dead Volutes form shallow marine sediments. 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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EOL has data for 31 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of volutes. View this species on GBIF
Sahat Ratmuangkhwang. Andaman Coastal Research Station for Development, Kasetsart University. Sahat Ratmuangkhwang. Year: 2015. Contact: rdishr@ku.ac.th.   No known copyright restrictions

Volute Habitats

The environments in which many volutes species are known to live. Select an environment to see its volutes species checklist.