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Valvatida Perrier 1884

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Valvatida is an order of echinoderms. There are 806 species of Valvatida, in 202 genera and 16 families. This order has been around since the upper triassic epoch. They are carnivores. They have sexual reproduction. They are slow moving animals.

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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 Valvatida Perrier 1884. View this species on GBIF