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Paper Fig Shell

Ficus ficus (Linnaeus 1758)

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Ficus ficus (Paper Fig Shell) is a species of snails in the family fig shells. They are native to Natal and Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Paper Fig Shell form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 71.2 mm. 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 paper fig shell. View this species on GBIF