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New Zealand Mudsnail

Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray 1843)

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Potamopyrgus antipodarum (New Zealand Mudsnail) is a species of snails in the family Tateidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to New Zealand. Dead New Zealand Mudsnail form shallow marine sediments. They are solitary, nocturnal detritivores. Individuals can grow to 6 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care).

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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 New Zealand Mudsnail. View this species on GBIF