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Cerithioidea J. Fleming 1822

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Cerithioidea is a superfamily of snails. There are 2208 species of Cerithioidea, in 248 genera and 28 families. It includes groups like Prostyliferidae, Pleuroceridae, and Scaliolidae. Dead Cerithioidea 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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