Image of Lithophaga zitteliana Dunker 1882
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Date Mussels

Lithophaga Röding 1798

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Lithophaga (Date Mussels) is a genus of mussels in the family Mytilidae. Adult Date Mussels form marine reefs. 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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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of date mussels. View this species on GBIF