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Silver Mouthed Turban

Turbo argyrostomus Linnaeus 1758


Turbo argyrostomus (Silver Mouthed Turban) is a species of Gastropoda in the family turban snails. They are native to Seychelles, Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone, and Mascarene Islands. Dead Silver Mouthed Turban form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 10 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • 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 silver-mouthed turban. View this species on GBIF