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Pyramid Top

Tectus pyramis (Born 1778)

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Tectus pyramis (Pyramid Top) is a species of snails in the family Tegulidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Chagos and Mascarene Islands. Dead Pyramid Top form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 15 cm. 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 pyramid top. View this species on GBIF