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Brissopsis lyrifera (Forbes 1841)

DZMB. Silke Laakmann. Year: 2011.   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Brissopsis lyrifera is a species of echinoderms in the family heart urchins. Dead Brissopsis lyrifera form shallow marine sediments. They are bioturbators. Individuals can grow to 70 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 Brissopsis lyrifera (Forbes 1841). View this species on GBIF