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2012 Marlo F. Krisberg   cc-by-nc

Calotrophon ostrearum is a species of Gastropoda in the family murex snails. This species is extinct. Dead Calotrophon ostrearum form shallow marine sediments. They are omnivores. Individuals could grow to 20.2 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s \r\nlife cycle and life form.
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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 Calotrophon ostrearum (Conrad 1846). View this species on GBIF