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Forcipulatida Perrier 1884


Forcipulatida is an order of echinoderms. There are 294 species of Forcipulatida, in 69 genera and 5 families. This order has been around since the jurassic period. It includes groups like Stichasteridae, Heliasteridae, and Asteriidae. They are carnivores. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous. They are slow moving 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Forcipulatida Perrier 1884. View this species on GBIF