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Fragile Piddock

Martesia fragilis Verrill & Bush 1898

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Martesia fragilis (Fragile Piddock) is a species of mussels in the family Pholadidae. Dead Fragile Piddock form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 24.9 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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EOL has data for 17 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of fragile piddock. View this species on GBIF