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Opal Jewel Topsnail

Cantharidus opalus (Martyn 1784)

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Cantharidus opalus (Opal Jewel Topsnail) is a species of Gastropoda in the family top snails. Opal Jewel Topsnail form shallow marine sediments. It is a grazer. Individuals can grow to 14 g. Opal Jewel Topsnail has 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 13 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of opal jewel topsnail. View this species on GBIF