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Orthonectids

Orthonectida

Orthonectida (Orthonectids) is a group of animals. There are 25 species of orthonectids, in 5 genera and 2 families. They includes groups like Rhopaluridae and Pelmatosphaeridae. They have sexual reproduction and asexual reproduction.

  • 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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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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EOL has data for 2 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of orthonectids. View this species on GBIF

orthonectids Habitats

The environments in which many orthonectids species are known to live. Select an environment to see its orthonectids species checklist.

Orthonectid Habitats

The environments in which many orthonectids species are known to live. Select an environment to see its orthonectids species checklist.