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Little Nut Clam

Ennucula tenuis (Montagu 1808)

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Ennucula tenuis (Little Nut Clam) is a species of mussels in the family nut shells. This species is extinct. They are surficial modifiers. They are detritivores. Individuals could grow to 13.4 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile burrowers.

  • 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 life 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 Little nut clam. View this species on GBIF