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Carrier Shells

Xenophoridae Troschel 1852

University of Bergen, Natural History Collections. Manuel A. E. Malaquias. Year: 2014.   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Xenophoridae (Carrier Shells) is a family of snails. Dead Carrier Shells 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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EOL has data for 31 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of carrier shells. View this species on GBIF
University of Bergen, Natural History Collections. Manuel A. E. Malaquias. Year: 2014.   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Carrier Shell Habitats

The environments in which many carrier shells species are known to live. Select an environment to see its carrier shells species checklist.

carrier shells Habitats

The environments in which many carrier shells species are known to live. Select an environment to see its carrier shells species checklist.