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Pholadoidea is a superfamily of mussels. There are 223 species of Pholadoidea, in 35 genera and 3 families. This superfamily has been around since the sinemurian age. It includes groups like Shipworms, Xylophagaidae, and Piddocks. Dead Pholadoidea form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile animals.

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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 Pholadoidea Lamarck 1809. View this species on GBIF