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Cryptoplacoidea H. Adams & A. Adams 1858

University of Johannesburg. Frederick Hermanus Van der Bank. Year: 2010. Contact: hvdbank@uj.ac.za.   No known copyright restrictions

Cryptoplacoidea is a superfamily of molluscs. There are 220 species of Cryptoplacoidea, in 19 genera and 5 families. It includes groups like Choriplacidae, Cryptoplacidae, and Makarenkoplacidae. Dead Cryptoplacoidea form shallow marine sediments. 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 Cryptoplacoidea H. Adams & A. Adams 1858. View this species on GBIF