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Lantern Shells

Thraciidae Stoliczka 1870

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Thraciidae (Lantern Shells) is a family of mussels. Dead Lantern Shells form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile 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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EOL has data for 34 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of lantern shells. View this species on GBIF
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Lantern Shell Habitats

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