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Tusk Shells

Scaphopoda

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Scaphopoda (Tusk Shells) is a class of molluscs. There are 606 species of Tusk Shells, in 47 genera and 12 families. This class has been around since the ludlow epoch. Dead Tusk Shells form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. 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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Tusk Shell Habitats

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

tusk shells Habitats

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

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