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Pectinoidea Rafinesque 1815

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Pectinoidea is a superfamily of mussels. There are 627 species of Pectinoidea, in 90 genera and 4 families. It includes groups like Cyclochlamydidae, Propeamussiidae, and Spondylidae. Dead Pectinoidea form shallow marine sediments. 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 Pectinoidea Rafinesque 1815. View this species on GBIF