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Lepidopleurina Thiele 1909

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Lepidopleurina is a suborder of molluscs. There are 213 species of Lepidopleurina, in 12 genera and 8 families. It includes groups like Protochitonidae, Abyssochitonidae, and Nierstraszellidae. Dead Lepidopleurina 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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