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Coat Of Mail Chiton

Leptochiton asellus (Gmelin 1791)

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Leptochiton asellus (Coat Of Mail Chiton) is a species of molluscs in the family Leptochitonidae. Coat Of Mail Chiton form shallow marine sediments. It is a grazer. Individuals can grow to 0.12 g. Coat Of Mail Chiton has sexual reproduction. It is a facultatively mobile animal.

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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 22 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of coat-of-mail chiton. View this species on GBIF