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Common Northwest Neptune

Neptunea lyrata (Gmelin 1791)

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Neptunea lyrata (Common Northwest Neptune) is a species of snails in the family buccinum whelks. Dead Common Northwest Neptune form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 111 mm. 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Common Northwest neptune. View this species on GBIF