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Headshield Slugs

Cephalaspidea P. Fischer 1883

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Cephalaspidea (Headshield Slugs) is an order of snails. There are 907 species of Headshield Slugs, in 99 genera and 21 families. Dead Headshield Slugs 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Headshield slugs. View this species on GBIF