Image of Phenacovolva pseudogracilis C. N. Cate & Azuma 1973
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False Cowries

Ovulidae J. Fleming 1822

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Ovulidae (False Cowries) is a family of snails. Dead False Cowries form shallow marine sediments. They are carnivores. 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 false cowries. View this species on GBIF