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Josephine's Moonsnail

Neverita josephinia Risso 1826

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Neverita josephinia (Josephine's Moonsnail) is a species of Gastropoda in the family moon snail. This species is extinct. Dead Josephine's Moonsnail form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. Individuals could grow to 32.8 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s \r\nlife cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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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 Josephine's moonsnail. View this species on GBIF