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Unionoidea is a superfamily of mussels. There are 530 species of Unionoidea, in 110 genera and 2 families. This superfamily has been around since the famennian age. It includes groups like Unionid Freshwater Mussels and Margaritiferidae. Dead Unionoidea 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 Unionoidea. View this species on GBIF