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Ancient Neptune Snail

Neptunea antiqua (Linnaeus 1758)

Georges Jansoone (JoJan)   cc-by-3.0

Neptunea antiqua (Ancient Neptune Snail) is a species of Gastropoda in the family true whelk. Dead Ancient Neptune Snail form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. They are omnivores. Individuals can grow to 163 mm. 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 ancient neptune snail. View this species on GBIF