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Placiphorella velata (Carpenter MS & Dall 1879)

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Placiphorella velata is a species of molluscs in the family Mopaliidae. This species is extinct. Dead Placiphorella velata form shallow marine sediments. Individuals could grow to 40 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • 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 \r\nlife cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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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 28 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Placiphorella velata (Carpenter MS & Dall 1879). View this species on GBIF