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Veneroidea is a superfamily of mussels. There are 949 species of Veneroidea, in 125 genera and 2 families. This superfamily has been around since the visean age. It includes groups like Neoleptonidae and Venus Clams. Dead Veneroidea form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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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 Veneroidea. View this species on GBIF