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Twisted Ram's Horn

Bathyomphalus contortus (Linnaeus 1758)


Bathyomphalus contortus (Twisted Ram's Horn) is a species of snails in the family ramshorn snails. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Dead Twisted Ram's Horn form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 3 mm. 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 16 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Twisted Ram's-horn. View this species on GBIF