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Thyasira folgeri Wagner & Schilling 1923

Thyasira folgeri is a species of mussels in the family Thyasiridae. This species is extinct. Thyasira folgeri form shallow marine sediments. It is a downward conveyor. It is a chemosymbiosis. Thyasira folgeri has sexual reproduction. It is a facultatively mobile animal.

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  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_DC
  • Definition: Downward conveyors exhibit a feeding strategy opposite to that of upward conveyors. Vertically oriented head-up feeders actively select and ingest particles at the surface and egest these non-locally as faeces in deeper sediment strata
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  • URI: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q50616418
  • Definition: a symbiosis in which a bacterium provides chemically-derived energy and nutrients, often via the oxidation of hydrogen sulfide, to a heterotrophic organism.
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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 <i>Thyasira folgeri</i> Wagner & Schilling 1923