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Glycymeris septentrionalis (Middendorff 1849)

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Glycymeris septentrionalis is a species of mussels in the family bittersweet clams. This species is extinct. Dead Glycymeris septentrionalis form shallow marine sediments. Individuals could grow to 45 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s \r\nlife cycle and life form.
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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 Glycymeris septentrionalis (Middendorff 1849). View this species on GBIF