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Bentharca is a genus of mussels in the family ark shells. Bentharca form shallow marine sediments. They are suspension feeders. They have sexual reproduction. Bentharca 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Bentharca. View this species on GBIF