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Club Murex

Pterynotus elongatus (Lightfoot 1786)

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Pterynotus elongatus (Club Murex) is a species of snails in the family murex snails. They are native to Java Sea, Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone, Madagascan Exclusive Economic Zone, Red Sea, and Natal. Dead Club Murex form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 64.9 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of club murex. View this species on GBIF